Electoral Commission

The new Electoral Commission took over the responsibilities of the Chief Electoral Office and the previous Electoral Commission from 1 October 2010. The new Electoral Commission is an independent crown entity established under the Electoral (Administration) Amendment Act.

The Electoral Commission will provide an independent one-stop shop for all parliamentary electoral matters, except enrolment, including services to electors, voters, political parties, candidates, Parliament, ministers, the media, overseas electoral agencies and international institutions.