Embassy of Australia
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Australian Elections


Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey

The Australian Government is proceeding with the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey.

To be eligible to participate in the survey, you must have been enrolled with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) and eligible to vote by 6pm (AEST) on 24 August 2017. You can check your enrolment by visiting the AEC website (www.aec.gov.au) or by calling +61 6160 2600. You cannot check your details via the Embassy.

Paper forms will not be posted overseas, however arrangements are being put in place to allow eligible Australians travelling or living overseas to participate in the survey. Further information is available in the ‘Information for Australians Overseas’ Fact Sheet on the ABS website.

All eligible Australians are encouraged to participate, however the survey is not compulsory and there are no penalties for not participating.

For further information, visit the ABS website or call +61 2 6252 5262.