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2018 State Election Statistics Report

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

ECSA’s Statistics Report on the 2018 South Australian State Election was tabled in Parliament today (31 July 2019), and is now available in the publications section of our website.

Supplementary election for District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula

Thursday, 18 July 2019

A supplementary election will be conducted to fill a vacancy for Area Councillor for the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula.

Read more: Supplementary election for District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula

Australian Conservatives (SA) de-registered

Monday, 01 July 2019

The Australian Conservatives (SA) has been de-registered pursuant to a voluntary application for de-registration under section 44 of the Electoral Act 1985.

Read more: Australian Conservatives (SA) de-registered

Supplementary election for Wattle Range Council - Corcoran Ward

Friday, 21 June 2019

A supplementary election will be conducted to fill a vacancy for Ward Councillor for Corcoran Ward, Wattle Range Council.

A list of election dates and other information is available on our Wattle Range Council supplementary election webpage.

New report on improving truth in political advertising

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

A detailed report has been published by University College London on how information and discourse in election campaigns in the UK can be improved.

As part of his extensive research the report’s co-author Dr Alan Renwick visited South Australia, which has the strongest laws in the world regarding truth in political advertising, and interviewed members of parliament, academics, media and Deputy Electoral Commissioner David Gully about the legislative provision (section 113 of South Australia’s Electoral Act 1985). As a result the report includes a detailed discussion about the history and efficacy of this law in South Australia.

A copy of the report is available on the University College London website

Have you received an Apparent Failure to Vote Notice from us?

Thursday, 02 May 2019

On Wednesday 1 May 2019, the Electoral Commission SA issued notices to electors who, according to our records, failed to vote at the Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections held on Saturday 9 February 2019. This notice is an opportunity for electors to provide a reason for their apparent failure to vote. It is not a fine.

If an elector fails to provide a valid and sufficient reason for not voting or fails to respond by Wednesday 29 May 2019, they will be issued with a fine.

If you have received this notice, or did not vote at the by-elections, please contact us as soon as possible to avoid further action in the non-voters process. Another person may contact us on your behalf if you are unable to do so.

Non-Voters Customer Service
Phone: 1300 655 232
Email: ecsa.nonvoters@sa.gov.au

Tasmanian Legislative Council Election

Monday, 29 April 2019
Divisions of Montgomery, Nelson and Pembroke - Saturday 4 May 2019
 
Electoral Commission SA is offering early voting services for out-of-state Tasmanian electors voting in the Tasmanian Legislative Council Election for the divisions of Montgomery, Nelson and Pembroke.
 
Tasmanian electors enrolled in the above divisions may vote early at the Electoral Commission SA office at 60 Light Square, Adelaide.
 
Early voting is open this week during business hours between 9am and 5pm. Early voting closes on Friday 3 May. The Electoral Commission SA office is closed on election day.
 
Voting is compulsory for Tasmanian electors enrolled in those divisions. Please visit the Tasmanian Electoral Commission (external link) website for more information.

Close of rolls Mid Murray Council - Shearer Ward

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

The voters roll for the supplementary election of one Councillor in the Mid Murray Council closes at 5pm on Tuesday 30 April 2019.

You are entitled to vote in the election if you are on the State electoral roll. If you have recently turned 18 or changed your residential or postal address you must complete an electoral enrolment form that is available from the Electoral Commission SA or a post office.

If you are not eligible to enrol on the State electoral roll you may still be entitled to enrol to vote if you are one of the following:

  • a resident or a non-Australian citizen who has lived at your residential address for one month or more, or
  • an owner of an organisation or business, or
  • an owner of a holiday home, or
  • a sole owner, or group of owners, of a rateable property, or
  • a sole occupier, or group of occupiers, of a rateable property, or
  • a landlord of rateable property.

Enrolment forms to be included on the council voters roll are available from the Mid Murray Council (external link).

Nominations to fill the vacancy open on Thursday 23 May 2019 and close at 12 noon Thursday 6 June May 2019.

The election is conducted entirely by post. Completed ballot papers must reach the Deputy Returning Officer by 12 noon on Monday 8 July 2019. Voting is not compulsory for council elections. 

APY Supplementary election result - Mimili

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Following the close of nominations and relevant checks for candidate suitability, one eligible nomination was received. As Returning Officer for the APY Executive Board Supplementary Election, I, Mick Sherry, declare Mr Willy Pompey duly elected as APY Executive Board Member for Mimili pursuant to clause 7 of Schedule 3 of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981.


 

2019 federal election

Thursday, 11 April 2019

A federal election has been announced for Saturday 18 May 2019.

Federal elections are administered by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC). We (Electoral Commission SA) administer state and council elections.

For information about the federal election please visit the AEC website (external link) or contact the AEC using its online enquiry form or by phone.

Close of rolls Kangaroo Island Council

Thursday, 21 March 2019

The voters roll for the supplementary election of two Councillors in the Kangaroo Island Council closes at 5pm on Friday 29 March 2019.

You are entitled to vote in the election if you are on the State electoral roll. If you have recently turned 18 or changed your residential or postal address you must complete an electoral enrolment form that is available from the Electoral Commission SA or a post office.

If you are not eligible to enrol on the State electoral roll you may still be entitled to enrol to vote if you are one of the following:

  • a resident or a non-Australian citizen who has lived at your residential address for one month or more, or
  • an owner of an organisation or business, or
  • an owner of a holiday home, or
  • a sole owner, or group of owners, of a rateable property, or
  • a sole occupier, or group of occupiers, of a rateable property, or
  • a landlord of rateable property.

Enrolment forms to be included on the council voters roll are available from the Kangaroo Island Council (external link).

Nominations to fill the vacancy open on Friday 26 April 2019 and close at 12 noon Friday 10 May 2019.

The election is conducted entirely by post with ballot materials to reach the Deputy Returning Officer by 12 noon on Tueday 11 June 2019. Voting is not compulsory for council elections. 

Report on the 2018 State Election now available

Thursday, 28 February 2019

ECSA’s Report on the 2018 State Election report was tabled in Parliament today by The Hon. Vickie Chapman MP, Attorney-General. 

The report proposes a number of reforms to the Electoral Act that will modernise and streamline the conduct of elections, provide better voting services to electors and enable counting of votes in a more timely manner.  

An electronic copy of the Report is available on the ECSA website at 

https://ecsa.sa.gov.au/about-ecsa/publications/publications-state-election-and-by-election-reports 

APY Supplementary election – Mimili

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Nominations are now open for the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Executive Board supplementary election (1 male vacancy) in Mimili.

Nominations opened on Tuesday 26 February 2019 and close on 4pm (CST) Tuesday 5 March 2019.

Nominations forms are available on this website or in person at the Mimili Anangu School.

Visit our APY page to learn more about how to nominate.

Text message to electors about by-elections

Friday, 08 February 2019

Electoral Commission SA will send a text message to all enrolled electors in the districts of Cheltenham and Enfield for whom we have a mobile number tomorrow morning as a reminder to vote in the compulsory by-elections. The SMS will only be sent to those who have not already voted early or by post.

Read more in our media release

Frequently asked questions about the by-elections

Tuesday, 05 February 2019

Frequently asked questions about the by-elections

Over the past few weeks our call center has received hundreds of phone calls a day about the by-elections.

The top five most popular questions are:

1. What is this by-election?

Two members of the House of Assembly (Mr Jay Weatherill and Mr John Rau) have retired from Parliament. These by-elections are to elect new members for the state districts of Cheltenham and Enfield.

2. Do I have to vote?

Yes. If you are enrolled in the district of Cheltenham or Enfield it is compulsory to vote. You can check your enrolment and district instantly online at https://check.aec.gov.au/

3. What’s my closest polling booth?

Visit our interactive map and type in your address https://ecsa.sa.gov.au/map

4. Where can I vote early?

The addresses and opening hours of our early voting centres are available at https://ecsa.sa.gov.au/…/cheltenham-and-enfield-by-election

5. Do I have to take my EasyVote Card?

It is not compulsory to take your EasyVote Card but if you do it will make the voting process faster.

 

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Half-yearly returns available for viewing.

Tuesday, 05 February 2019

The half-yearly Political Party Returns, Associated Entity Returns and Donor Returns for the period up to 31 December 2018 are now available to be viewed on the Funding and Disclosure Portal.

For more information about disclosures, please contact our Funding, Disclosure & Registration Branch on 7424 7400.

How-to-vote cards for the Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

How-to-vote cards for the Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections are now available on our website . It is your choice whether you follow a how-to-vote card when you vote

Early voting now open for by-elections

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Early voting for the 2019 Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections opened today, Tuesday 29 January. 

Read more: Early voting now open for by-elections

Candidates announced for Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections

Thursday, 24 January 2019

On Thursday 24 January 2019 the Returning Officers for the House of Assembly electoral districts of Cheltenham (Mr Darren Marshman) and Enfield (Ms Nicola Skirrey) declared the candidates and conducted ballot draws to determine the order in which the candidates will appear on the House of Assembly ballot papers for the Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections. 

Read more: Candidates announced for Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections

Nominations open Northern Areas Council Yackamoorundie Ward

Thursday, 17 January 2019
Nominations to be a candidate for election as a member of Northern Areas Council will be received between Thursday 17 January 2019 and 12 noon Thursday 31 January 2019.  Candidates must submit a profile of not more than 150 words with their nomination form and may also provide a photograph, predominantly head and shoulders, taken within the previous 12 months.

Read more: Nominations open Northern Areas Council Yackamoorundie Ward

Attention Campaigners - 2019 by-elections

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Are you intending to spend more than $10,000 campaigning during the period 2 January 2019 to 11 March 2019? If so, you may be considered a third party campaigner under the funding and disclosure provisions of the Electoral Act 1985 (the Act). Third parties have funding and disclosure obligations.

Read more: Attention Campaigners - 2019 by-elections

Nominations open for Cheltenham and Enfield by-election

Friday, 11 January 2019

The nomination period for intending candidates for the Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections opened today (Friday 11 January 2019). 

Read more: Nominations open for Cheltenham and Enfield by-election

Briefing session for intending candidates

Thursday, 10 January 2019

A briefing session for intending candidates for the Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections will be held by Electoral Commission SA on Wednesday 16 January 2019.

Read more: Briefing session for intending candidates

Postal vote applications now available for Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections

Wednesday, 09 January 2019

Postal vote application forms for the 2019 Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections are available from today (Wednesday 9 January) on our website or from select Australia Post outlets.

Read more: Postal vote applications now available for Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections

Public Funding Deadline - By-elections

Wednesday, 02 January 2019

For the purposes of the Electoral Act 1985, this morning, the Speaker of the House of Assembly formally announced to the members of the House the vacancies giving rise to the Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections.

Read more: Public Funding Deadline - By-elections

Public Funding Deadline – By-elections

Monday, 24 December 2018

The Electoral Act 1985 provides a public funding scheme in which candidates may be entitled to funding as reimbursement of political expenditure.

Read more: Public Funding Deadline – By-elections

Register your interest for by-election work

Friday, 21 December 2018

ECSA is now accepting registrations of interest for temporary election positions at the Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections in early 2019.

Read more: Register your interest for by-election work

Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections

Monday, 17 December 2018

The Hon. V. A. Tarzia MP, Speaker of the House of Assembly, announced today the timing for by-elections for the state electoral districts of Cheltenham and Enfield.

Read more: Cheltenham and Enfield by-elections

Close of rolls Northern Areas Council Yackamoorundie Ward

Thursday, 13 December 2018

The voters roll for the supplementary election of Councillor in the Northern Area Council closes at 5.00pm on Monday 17 December 2018.

Read more: Close of rolls Northern Areas Council Yackamoorundie Ward

Office closure Friday 7 December

Wednesday, 28 November 2018The Electoral Commission SA (ECSA) office at level 6, 60 Light Square will be closed on Friday 7 December 2018 from 1pm onwards. The office will reopen at 9am on Monday 10 December. ECSA apologises for any inconvenience.

Mandatory campaign reporting for council candidates

Thursday, 22 November 2018

All candidates who ran in the 2018 Council elections must lodge a Campaign Donations Return with the relevant council Chief Executive Officer in December, regardless of whether they were elected or unsuccessful. 

Read more: Mandatory campaign reporting for council candidates

2018 Council elections results update

Monday, 12 November 2018

The counting of votes for the 2018 Council elections is well advanced after more than one thousand election staff worked throughout the weekend across South Australia.

Read more: 2018 Council elections results update

Last chance to vote in Council elections

Friday, 02 November 2018

With more than 180,000 voting packs now returned, Electoral Commissioner, Mr Mick Sherry, has issued a final reminder to South Australians to make a difference by casting their vote in the 2018 Council elections.

Read more: Last chance to vote in Council elections

Distribution of ballot papers

Friday, 19 October 2018

Voting packs for the 2018 Council elections will be mailed out to all eligible voters from this coming Monday, 22 October 2018.

Read more: Distribution of ballot papers

Request a reissue of your voting pack

Friday, 19 October 2018

Voting packs can be re-issued to electors who claim that the original material was not received, destroyed or lost, spoiled, or issued for an incorrect ward. 

Read more: Request a reissue of your voting pack

Annual Political Expenditure Returns 2017-18

Friday, 28 September 2018

Annual Political Expenditure Returns for the financial year 2017-18 were required to be lodged by 24 September 2018.

Read more: Annual Political Expenditure Returns 2017-18

Annual Political Expenditure Returns Due

Monday, 17 September 2018

A reminder to those who have incurred political expenditure of more than $5,191 during the financial year 2017-18, the Annual Political Expenditure Return is required to be lodged by 24 September.

Read more: Annual Political Expenditure Returns Due

Record number of candidates in the 2018 Council elections

Monday, 17 September 2018

Following the close of nominations on Tuesday 18 September 2018, 1,375 candidates have nominated, compared to 1,334 in 2014. 

Read more: Record number of candidates in the 2018 Council elections

Nominations closing soon

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

The nomination period to stand as a candidate for the 2018 Council elections will close at 12 noon, Tuesday, 18 September 2018. In November, electors in all councils across the state will be voting for their chosen candidates via postal ballot.

Read more: Nominations closing soon

Nominations open for Council elections

Tuesday, 04 September 2018

Nominations for the 2018 Council elections are now open. Intending candidates have until 12 noon Tuesday, 18 September to lodge their nomination forms with any council. Eligible candidates will be nominating for 689 positions in 230 potential elections across 67 South Australia councils.

 

Read the complete media release here

Annual Political Expenditure Returns Due

Monday, 13 August 2018

Section 130ZR of the Electoral Act 1985 requires any person who has incurred political expenditure of more than $5,191 during the financial year 1 July 2017 – 30 June 2018 to lodge an Annual Political Expenditure Return with the South Australian Electoral Commissioner. The return must be lodged by Monday 24 September 2018.

Read more: Annual Political Expenditure Returns Due

Half-yearly returns available for viewing

Monday, 06 August 2018

The half-yearly Political Party Returns, Associated Entity Returns and Donor Returns for the period up to 30 June 2018 are now available to be viewed on the Funding and Disclosure Portal.

Read more: Half-yearly returns available for viewing

Country Labor Party De-registered

Friday, 03 August 2018

The Country Labor Party has been de-registered under section 45 of the Electoral Act 1985 for failing at either of the last 2 general elections for the House of Assembly, or a simultaneous Legislative Council election, to endorse a candidate for election.

Read more: Country Labor Party De-registered

Expiation notices issued

Monday, 23 July 2018

On Thursday 19 July 2018, the Electoral Commission SA issued Expiation Notices to 37,480 electors who failed to vote without a valid and sufficient reason at the South Australian State Election held on Saturday 17 March 2018 or failed to respond to the Apparent Failure to Vote Notice issued on 8 June 2018.

Read more: Expiation notices issued

Nominations - Super SA, Super SA Select and Funds SA board elections

Monday, 16 July 2018

Following the close of nominations 12 noon Friday 13 July 2018, 8 nominations were accepted for Super SA for two Board Member positions, and 6 nominations were accepted for Funds SA for one Board Member position.

Read more: Nominations - Super SA, Super SA Select and Funds SA board elections

Attention Donors – Returns due 31 July

Monday, 09 July 2018

If you are a donor who has made a gift of more than $5,191 to a registered political party or associated entity during the period 17 April – 30 June 2018, then you are required to lodge a Donor Return by 31 July 2018.

Read more: Attention Donors – Returns due 31 July

Have you received an Apparent Failure to Vote Notice from us?

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

On Friday 8 June 2018, Electoral Commission SA issued notices to 63,715 electors who, according to our records, failed to vote at the South Australian State election held on Saturday 17 March 2018.

Read more: Have you received an Apparent Failure to Vote Notice from us?

WA by-election District of Darling Range

Monday, 04 June 2018

The Electoral Commission SA will be providing early voting facilities for the Western Australian state by-election for the Legislative Assembly District of Darling Range.

Read more: WA by-election District of Darling Range

Mayo by-election 28 July 2018

Monday, 04 June 2018

The Mayo by-election scheduled for Saturday 28 July 2018 will be conducted by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC). Please contact the AEC if you would like any information regarding this federal by-election on 13 23 26.

Read more: Mayo by-election 28 July 2018

Capped Expenditure Period Returns Available for Viewing

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Capped Expenditure Period Returns are now available for viewing on the Funding and Disclosure Portal.

Read more: Capped Expenditure Period Returns Available for Viewing

Final declaration of results for the 2018 Legislative Council

Friday, 20 April 2018

At 11am on Monday 23 April, the Returning Officer for the Legislative Council, Mr Trevor Overy, declared the results for the 2018 election of eleven members of the Legislative Council.

Read more: Final declaration of results for the 2018 Legislative Council

Attention Third Party Campaigners

Friday, 20 April 2018

If you are a third party, then you are required to lodge a Capped Expenditure Period Return by today, 16 May 2018.

Read more: Attention Third Party Campaigners

Tasmanian Elections - Hobart and Prosser

Friday, 13 April 2018

Writs for elections for the Tasmanian Legislative Council Divisions of Hobart and Prosser have been issued.

Key dates for the Legislative Council Division elections are as follows:

Read more: Tasmanian Elections - Hobart and Prosser

Attention Donors - Returns due 16 April

Monday, 09 April 2018

If you have donated to a candidate, group of candidates, registered political party, associated entity or third party during the election period, then you may be required to lodge a Donor Return.

Read more: Attention Donors - Returns due 16 April

Declaration count started for five districts

Monday, 19 March 2018

Counting of declaration votes has started today for the five districts with close results.

Read more: Declaration count started for five districts

State Election count schedule and results

Friday, 16 March 2018

Preliminary election results will be progressively updated live on the Electoral Commission SA website from 6pm on 17 March 2018. 

Read more: State Election count schedule and results

CFS alert for fire danger Election Day

Friday, 16 March 2018

SA Country Fire Service (CFS) is asking the community to be mindful of heightened fire danger this coming State Election Day.

Read more: CFS alert for fire danger Election Day

Do you know which district you vote in?

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Around 400,000 South Australians will be voting in a different district on 17 March!

Read more: Do you know which district you vote in?

Interim Donations Report

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

2018 State Election - Interim Donations Report - Period 1 January - 28 February 2018

Read more: Interim Donations Report

How-to-vote cards

Monday, 05 March 2018

How-to-vote cards for all 47 House of Assembly districts and the Legislative Council are available now on our website

Read more: How-to-vote cards

Phone access is now restored.

Friday, 02 March 2018

Phone access is now restored to the ECSA offices.

How-to-vote cards

Friday, 02 March 2018

Reminder that how to vote cards must be lodged with Electoral Commission SA and correctly filled out in accordance with legislation by 5pm today, Friday 2 March 2018.

Read more: How-to-vote cards

Misleading information provided to South Australian voters

Thursday, 01 March 2018

It has been brought to the Electoral Commission SA’s (ECSA) attention that a range of advertisements which could be perceived to be from ECSA have been delivered to electors’ addresses and published on social media channels regarding early voting.

Legislative Council candidates declared

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

On Tuesday 27 February the Returning Officer for the Legislative Council, Mr Trevor Overy, declared the candidates and conducted the ballot draw to determine the order in which grouped and ungrouped candidates will appear on the Legislative Council ballot paper.

Legislative Council Draw for Ballot

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

The declaration of Legislative Council candidates will take place today as soon as possible after 11am.

Read more: Legislative Council Draw for Ballot

Declaration of candidates and ballot draws

Monday, 26 February 2018

House of Assembly candidates have been declared within each district.

Updated location for Dunstan ballot draw

Monday, 26 February 2018

The location for today's ballot draw and declaration of candidates for the electoral district of Dunstan has been moved to the Maptek Building, 63 Conyngham Street Glenside.

Record number of electors

Monday, 26 February 2018

The 2018 State Election sees a record number of electors enrolled.

The rolls closed at 12 noon Friday 23 February with 1,201,775 South Australians enrolled to vote. This marks an increase of approximately 60,000 compared to the 1,142,419 enrolled for the 2014 State Election.

Read more: Record number of electors

Tasmanian State Election 2018

Friday, 16 February 2018

Commencing from Monday 19 February the Electoral Commission SA is providing early voting facilities for Tasmanian electors to vote in the Saturday 3 March 2018 State Election.

Read more: Tasmanian State Election 2018

Attention Independent Candidates – Funding & Disclosure Obligations

Friday, 16 February 2018

Nominations are open for those who would like to stand as a candidate or group of candidates for the 2018 State Election.

Candidates have obligations under the funding and disclosure scheme contained in Part 13A of the Electoral Act 1985.

Read more: Attention Independent Candidates – Funding & Disclosure Obligations

Political Campaign Signage

Friday, 16 February 2018

With the writs being issued tomorrow Saturday 17 February 2018 Political campaign signage can be displayed from 5pm tonight.

Read more: Political Campaign Signage

Have you received an SMS about our EasyVote Card App?

Friday, 16 February 2018

From Thursday 15 February 2018, Electoral Commission SA will be sending an SMS to South Australian electors advising that our new EasyVote Card App is available for download. 

Read more: Have you received an SMS about our EasyVote Card App?

Shooters and Fishers Party SA De-registered

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

The Shooters and Fishers Party SA has been de-registered for failing to comply with a requirement under the provisions of section 43A of the Electoral Act 1985.

Read more: Shooters and Fishers Party SA De-registered

Book now for VoteAssist

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Book now for VoteAssist

Read more: Book now for VoteAssist

EasyVote Card App available now

Friday, 09 February 2018

Voters at next month’s State Election will for the first time be able to use a free mobile phone app to help speed up marking their name off the roll.

Read more: EasyVote Card App available now

Attention Independent Candidates

Monday, 22 January 2018

If you are intending to nominate as an independent candidate or as an independent group of candidates at the 2018 State Election, then you should be aware that candidates and groups have obligations under the funding and disclosure scheme.

Read more: Attention Independent Candidates

Attention 2018 election campaigners

Friday, 12 January 2018

Are you intending to spend more than $10,000 campaigning during the period 1 January 2018 to 16 April 2018? If so, you may be considered a third party campaigner under the funding and disclosure provisions of the Electoral Act 1985 (the Act). Third parties have funding and disclosure obligations.

Read more: Attention 2018 election campaigners

Office hours during the festive season

Thursday, 21 December 2017


Electoral Commission SA will be open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday throughout the December/January period, except for public holidays:

Read more: Office hours during the festive season

Results of District Council of Franklin Harbour - Area Councillor

Friday, 15 December 2017

The final results for the supplementary election for an Area Councillor for the District Council of Franklin Harbour are now available. Voting for this election was conducted by post, and voting closed at 12 noon Monday 11 December 2017. The final declaration for the election was made at 3:15pm Thursday 14 December 2017.

Read more: Results of District Council of Franklin Harbour - Area Councillor

Public Funding Guide

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Part 13A of the Electoral Act 1985 establishes a public funding scheme in which candidates, groups and registered political parties may apply for public funding of their election campaigns. To assist stakeholders to understand their obligations under the scheme, the Electoral Commission has published a Public Funding Guide for the 2018 State election. 

Read more: Public Funding Guide

Provisional results of District Council of Franklin Harbour - Area Councillor

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The provisional results for the supplementary election for an Area Councillor for the District Council of Franklin Harbour are now available. Voting for this election was conducted by post, and ballots closed at 12 noon on Monday 11 December 2017.

Read more: Provisional results of District Council of Franklin Harbour - Area Councillor

Close of rolls The Flinders Ranges - Area Councillors

Wednesday, 06 December 2017

The voters roll for the supplementary election of two Area Councillors in The Flinders Ranges Council closes at 5.00pm on Wednesday 20 December 2017.

Read more: Close of rolls The Flinders Ranges - Area Councillors

Final results Alexandrina Council - Angas Bremer Ward

Monday, 27 November 2017

The final results for the supplementary election of a Councillor for Angas Bremer Ward for Alexandrina Council are now available. Voting for this election was conducted by post, and voting closed at 12 noon Monday 13 November 2017. The final declaration for the election was made at 2.55pm Thursday 13 November 2017.

Read more: Final results Alexandrina Council - Angas Bremer Ward

Close of rolls City of Tea Tree Gully - Councillor

Friday, 24 November 2017

The voters roll for the supplementary election of Councillor in the City of Tea Tree Gully closes at 5.00pm on Thursday 30 November 2017.

Read more: Close of rolls City of Tea Tree Gully - Councillor

Close of rolls Wakefield Regional Council - Councillor

Friday, 24 November 2017

The voters roll for the supplementary election of Councillor in the Wakefield Regional Council closes at 5.00pm on Thursday 30 November 2017.

Read more: Close of rolls Wakefield Regional Council - Councillor

Provisional results Alexandrina Council - Angas Bremer Ward

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

The provisional results for the supplementary election of a Councillor for Angas Bremer Ward in Alexandrina Council are now available. Voting for this election was conducted by post, and ballots closed at 12 noon Monday 13 November 2017.

Read more: Provisional results Alexandrina Council - Angas Bremer Ward

New reporting requirements in relation to foreign donations

Friday, 17 November 2017

Amendments to the funding and disclosure legislation recently came into effect on 23 October 2017.

Read more: New reporting requirements in relation to foreign donations

Final results City of Mitcham - Gault Ward

Friday, 17 November 2017

The final results for the supplementary election of a Councillor for Gault Ward for the City of Mitcham are now available. Voting for this election was conducted by post, and voting closed at 12 noon Monday 13 November 2017. The final declaration for the election was made at 3.49pm Thursday 13 November 2017.

Read more: Final results City of Mitcham - Gault Ward

2017 Queensland State General Election

Friday, 10 November 2017

The Electoral Commission SA will provide early voting facilities for Queensland electors to vote in the Queensland State General Election.

Read more: 2017 Queensland State General Election

Attention Independent HA Candidates 2018

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

If you intend to nominate as an independent candidate for a House of Assembly district in the 2018 State election, then please note the deadline for lodgement of your public funding certificate.

Read more: Attention Independent HA Candidates 2018

Nominations open District Council of Franklin Harbour - Area Councillor

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Nominations are now open for the supplementary election of Area Councillor for the District Council of Franklin Harbour.

Read more: Nominations open District Council of Franklin Harbour - Area Councillor

Nominations open Wudinna District Council - Area Councillor

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Nominations are now open for the supplementary election of Area Councillor for the Wudinna District Council.

Read more: Nominations open Wudinna District Council - Area Councillor

Final results Adelaide Plains Council - Lewiston Ward

Thursday, 12 October 2017

The final results for the supplementary election of a Councillor for Lewiston Ward for the Adelaide Plains Council are now available. Voting for this election was conducted by post, and voting closed at 12 noon Monday 9 October 2017. The final declaration for the election was made at 2.45pm Thursday 12 October 2017.

Read more: Final results Adelaide Plains Council - Lewiston Ward

Provisional results Adelaide Plains Council - Lewiston Ward

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

The provisional results for the supplementary election of a Councillor for Lewiston Ward in the Adelaide Plains Council. Voting for this election was conducted by post, and ballots closed at 12 noon Monday 9 October 2017.

Read more: Provisional results Adelaide Plains Council - Lewiston Ward

Nominations open Alexandrina Council - Angas Bremer Ward

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Nominations are now open for the supplementary election of Councillor for Angas Bremer Ward in Alexandrina Council.

Read more: Nominations open Alexandrina Council - Angas Bremer Ward

Annual Political Expenditure Returns available for viewing

Thursday, 28 September 2017

The Annual Political Expenditure Returns for the financial year 2016-17 were required to be lodged by 22 September 2017. Any person who incurred political expenditure of more than $5,091 during the financial year is required to lodge a return.

Read more: Annual Political Expenditure Returns available for viewing

Close of rolls District Council of Franklin Harbour - Area Councillor

Friday, 22 September 2017

The voters roll for the supplementary election of an Area Councillor in the District Council of Franklin Harbour closes at 5.00pm on Friday 29 September 2017.

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Close of rolls Wudinna District Council - Area Councillor

Friday, 22 September 2017

The voters roll for the supplementary election of an Area Councillor in the Wudinna District Council closes at 5.00pm on Friday 29 September 2017.

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2018 State election – independent candidates

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Applications to register a political party to endorse candidates for the 2018 State election have now closed.

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