Congratulations to Mr Adrian Wotton, who has been declared provisionally elected as the new Councillor for the City of Port Adelaide Enfield (Outer Harbor Ward).

For detailed results and other information about the election visit the City of Port Adelaide Enfield supplementary election results page

Pauline Hanson’s One Nation is now a registered political party in South Australia. Find the full list of registered political parties in SA here.

An application for party registration for Australian Family Party has been received.

If you believe that the party should not be registered as the application is not in accordance with the Electoral Act 1985, you can lodge an objection in writing by 5 pm on Monday 18 October 2021.

Objections can be made in writing to the Electoral Commissioner, Level 6, 60 Light Square Adelaide SA 5000. You must include your postal address, your signature and detail the grounds upon which the objection is made.

From Monday 13 September 2021 public access arrangements for our office at Level 6, 60 Light Square have changed.

Until otherwise advised, the following arrangements apply:

  • You do not need to make an appointment to use the electronic roll terminal.
  • Members of the public and delivery drivers are able to use the lift to access our office on level 6 without a staff escort.
  • All visitors must check in via the COVID SAfe QR code, or on the paper register.
  • All visitors must wear a face masks (covering mouth and nose) at all times.

In regard to accessing the electoral roll, please also note:

  • The electoral roll can also be accessed at the Australian Electoral Commission office located at 1 King William Street without making an electoral roll viewing appointment.
  • Historical copies of the state electoral roll are available at the State Library of South Australia on North Terrace, Adelaide.

For any enquiries please contact us.

Are you an Aṉangu female aged 18 or older who is enrolled in the electorate of Iwantja, Amuruna, Railway Bore, Witjintitja and Wallatinna?

You can be a leader of your community by representing your electorate on the APY Executive Board.

Nominations are now open and must be received by 5pm (ACST) on Wednesday 15 September 2021.

For more information visit the 2021 APY Executive Board supplementary election page.

Section 130ZR of the Electoral Act 1985 requires any person who has incurred political expenditure of more than $5,510 during the financial year 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021 to lodge an Annual Political Expenditure Return. The return must be lodged by Wednesday 22 September 2021.

Nil returns do not need to be lodged.

The Annual Political Expenditure Return should be lodged via the Funding and Disclosure Portal.

Note:

  1. Members of the South Australian Parliament and the Crown are excluded from the requirement to lodge this return.
  2. The lodgement obligation extends to any person incurring political expenditure over the threshold. A ‘person’ also includes an unincorporated association (see section 130A).
  3. Expenditure on Federal or local government campaigning is not considered ‘political expenditure’ under the scheme.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Funding, Disclosure & Registration Branch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 08 7424 7400.

An application for party registration for Pauline Hanson’s One Nation has been received.

If you believe that the party should not be registered, you can lodge an objection in writing by 5pm on Monday 13 September 2021.

Reasons to object to a party registration are:

  • the party does not have as a purpose, the promotion of the election to the State Parliament of its endorsed candidate(s); or
  • the application does not fulfil the technical requirements specified in the Act; or
  • the party’s name is likely to be confused with that of another registered party, parliamentary party or prominent public body,

Objections can be made in writing to the Electoral Commissioner, Level 6, 60 Light Square Adelaide SA 5000. You must include your postal address, your signature and detail the grounds upon which the objection is made.

If you would like to apply to register a political party for the 2022 State Election, you must lodge your application and all accompanying documents by 5pm, 17 September 2021.

Under section 40(3) of the Electoral Act 1985, applications for registration of a political party which are lodged within the period of six months before a general election cannot be determined by the Electoral Commissioner until after the election.

For more information, visit our How to register a political party, or contact the Funding, Disclosure & Registration Branch on 7424 7400.

Public access to ECSA’s office at Level 6, 60 Light Square is by appointment only until otherwise advised.

To make an appointment to use the electronic roll terminal during this time, or to contact us about any other matter, please use our online contact form or phone 1300 655 232 during regular office hours (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm).

Alternately, you may attend the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) office located at 1 King William Street without making an electoral roll viewing appointment.

Historical copies of the electoral roll are available through the State Library.

Wearing a face mask is mandatory, if you are visiting the ECSA office.

Agents of registered political parties or third parties and financial controllers of associated entities are reminded that sections 130ZN, 130ZO and 130ZP of the Electoral Act 1985 require the lodgement of a return for the period 1 January to 30 June 2021.

These returns must be lodged by Friday 30 July 2021.

Participants should note that 2 or more amounts of more than $200 received from the same person during a financial year should be aggregated and treated as 1 amount received by the relevant entity.

These returns can be lodged via the Funding and Disclosure Portal.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Funding, Disclosure and Registration Branch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 08 7424 7400.

Donors are reminded that if they have made gifts with amounts or values of more than $5,510 during the 2020-21 financial year to:

  1. (a) a registered political party, associated entity or third party (‘relevant entity’);
  2. or (b) a person or body with the intention of benefitting a relevant entity

they are required under section 130ZH of the Electoral Act 1985 to lodge a Donor Return by Monday 2 August 2021 (if they have not already disclosed them in an earlier return).

These returns can be lodged via the Funding and Disclosure Portal.

Agents are also reminded that they must inform donors of the requirement to lodge a return in relation to a gift to a registered political party.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Funding, Disclosure & Registration Branch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 08 7424 7400.

Please note that ECSA’s office at Level 6, 60 Light Square will remain closed to the public for the remainder of this week (26 July to 30 July inclusive). Throughout this week ECSA staff will continue to work remotely.

Please note that there will be no public access to the electronic roll terminal during this time.

If you need to contact ECSA regarding any non-urgent matter, please use our online contact form.

If you have an urgent enquiry please phone 1300 655 232.

In line with current SA Health advice, from 5pm on Tuesday 20 July 2021 the ECSA office at Level 6, 60 Light Square will be closed until further notice. During this period staff will be working remotely.

Please note that there will be no public access to the electronic roll terminal during this time.

If you need to contact ECSA regarding any non-urgent matter, please use our online contact form.

 If you have an urgent enquiry please phone 1300 655 232

ECSA is currently conducting a range of council supplementary elections.

In line with SA Health directions, ECSA has had to make certain operational decisions that impact on some aspects of the delivery of these elections.

Please click on the relevant link below for further details: