Elections | NTEC


The Northern Territory Electoral Commission is an independent agency responsible for conducting Legislative Assembly and local government elections in the Northern Territory. Its authority covers general by-elections and extraordinary parliamentary elections. The commission is also required to undertake referendums in accordance with the Referendums Act 1998.

Voting is compulsory in all federal, Northern Territory Legislative Assembly and local government elections.

Click on the following links to find out more about elections in the Territory.