Postal voting

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The Territory Election is on Saturday, 22 August 2020.


Voting by post

Voting by post is an option for those electors that cannot vote in person. Postal ballot papers will be sent from Monday, 10 August 2020 to your nominated address. Applications can be made now.

Postal vote application - submit online

Postal vote application - print version

When will the ballot papers be sent to me?

Once the declaration of nominations and draw to determine the order of candidate names on the ballot paper is conducted on Thursday, 6 August 2020; ballot papers are printed and ballot material is forwarded as soon as possible thereafter.

What is the latest despatch of ballot material?

The mail-out of ballot material ceases at 5:00 pm on:

  • the Tuesday, 18 August 2020, to forwarding addresses outside Australia.
  • the Thursday, 20 August 2020, to forwarding addresses within Australia.

Therefore, your application form must be received by the Commission before the above-mentioned day/time to allow for the ballot papers to reach your nominated address.

When do I complete my ballot paper/s?

In order to be admitted to the count,  postal vote ballot papers must be completed before 6:00 pm on Saturday, 22 August 2020 and received by the Commission before 12:00 noon on Friday, 4 September 2020.

Voting in person

Early voting centres open from Monday, 10 August 2020. A full list of locations and operating hours are available on the early voting centre page.