Australian Electoral Commission

National Office, 50 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra ACT 2600
Postal Address
Locked Bag 4007, Canberra ACT 2601
(02) 6271 4411
(02) 6215 9999
Telephone 13 23 26 Information line in each State and Territory

The functions of the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) include conducting federal parliamentary elections, by-elections and referendums, maintaining the electoral roll and providing electoral information and education programs. The AEC conducts elections for industrial organisations. The AEC administers the conduct of redistribution of electoral boundaries, as well as providing party registration and funding and disclosure services to political parties and candidates. The AEC provides international electoral assistance and conducts and promotes research into electoral matters.


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