Timetable

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Date Time  
Monday, 2 September Nominations open
Wednesday, 4 September 5:00 pm Electoral roll closes
Monday, 9 September 12:00 noon Nominations close
1:00 pm Declaration of nominations, draw for position on ballot papers
Tuesday, 10 September   Postal vote mail-out commences
Monday, 16 September 8:30 am Early voting commences
Monday, 16 September 10:00 am Mobile voting commences
Sunday, 15 September 6:00 pm Overseas postal voting despatches cease
Tuesday, 17 September 6:00 pm All postal voting despatches cease
Wednesday, 18 September 5:00 pm Early voting ceases
Thursday, 19 September Election day
8:30 am Election day voting commences
4:00 pm Election day voting ceases
  Mobile voting ceases
Primary counts of ordinary, postal and early votes commence
  Primary counts of postal, mobile and early votes commence
Monday 8 April 9:00 am Declaration vote verification checks, commence recheck of all counts
  Primary counts of accepted declaration votes, further postal counts
Wednesday, 26 September 12:00 noon Deadline for receipt of postal votes
  Final counts of postal votes commence
  Distribution of preferences
2:00 pm Declaration of the election result