Is Voting in Australia Compulsory?



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It is illegal to not vote in Australia.

Although voting in Australia is compulsory, you do not have to vote for anyone if you prefer not to. Just leave the ballot paper empty.

You must attend or get fined, unless you have a valid reason to not attend, or you have voted by post.

Fines for Not Voting in Australia.

    • The Fine (from July 2019) for not voting in Queensland is $133.45. ecq.qld.gov.au
    • The Fine (from July 2019) for not voting in Victoria is $83.00. vic.gov.au
    • The Fine (from July 2019) for not voting in SA is $70.00. sa.gov.au
    • The Fine (from July 2019) for not voting in NSW is $55.00. nsw.gov.au
    • The Fine (from July 2019) for not voting in WA is $20.00. wa.gov.au
    • The Fine (from July 2019) for not voting in Tasmania is $?? tas.gov.au

Today (28th March) is voting day for local elections in Queensland. Most have already voted at early voting stations that have opened since the 16th March.


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