Calling all citizens to take part in the Victorian State election

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The Victorian State election is on Saturday, 29 November, and every Australian citizen over 18 years of age and on the rolls is required to vote.

Australian citizenswho have recently turned 18, or who need to update their enrolment details, have until 8 pm on Tuesday, 11 November, to complete an enrolment form and return it to the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC).

Victorian Electoral Commissioner Warwick Gately AM, said: ‘It is important that all Victorians take part in November’s State election. I urge anyone who is not on the electoral roll to complete a form soon, as enrolling and voting is compulsory for all eligible citizens.”

Enrolment forms are available at any post office or Centrelink office, or can be completed online at vec.vic.gov.au in various languages. These forms will print in English and must be then signed and returned to the VEC.

The VEC is also encouraging eligible candidates to nominate to stand for election to either the Upper or Lower House. Independent candidates have between Tuesday, 4 November, and noon on Friday, 14 November, to submit their nomination in the District or Region for which they are nominating.

For more information about enrolling, voting or standing for elections, voters can visit the VEC’s website at vec.vic.gov.au or call 131 832. 

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