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Enrol to vote

Ninety-four per cent of Australians who are eligible to vote are enrolled with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC). The remaining six per cent have until 8pm on 23 May 2016 to enrol to vote.... View the full article...

Practice your Senate vote

People can practice voting for the Senate using a tool on the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website. The practice voting tool is designed to educate voters about how to correctly fill out... View the full article...

2016 federal election

A double dissolution election will be held on 2 July. When a double dissolution occurs, both the House of Representatives and the Senate are dismissed (dissolved) in order for a federal election... View the full article...

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The phrase 'Washminster' has been used to describe our system of governance, as it blends features of the British Parliament and US federal model.

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