You can apply for a postal vote and have the ballot paper/s sent to your nominated address. Applications can be made now.
Please note that registered general postal voters are automatically sent ballot papers and are not required to lodge a new application.
When will the ballot paper/s be sent to me?
Once the declaration of nominations is conducted on Friday, 6 August, ballot papers are printed and ballot material is forwarded from Monday, 9 August.
What is the latest despatch of ballot material?
The mail-out of ballot material ceases at 6:00 pm on:
- Tuesday, 24 August - to forwarding addresses outside Australia.
- Thursday, 26 August - to forwarding addresses within Australia.
Your application must reach the commission before 6:00 pm to allow enough time for postage.
When do I complete my ballot paper?
You must complete your ballot paper before 6:00 pm on election day - Saturday, 28 August.
Post your ballot paper, using the reply paid envelope, to the commission so it is received before 12:00 noon on Friday, 10 September.
You can also hand-deliver the envelope to:
- an electoral official at any voting centre during opening hours
- a Northern Territory Electoral Commission office.