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Australian Electoral Commission (Board)

The role of the Australian Electoral Commission is to deliver the franchise: that is, an Australian citizen's right to vote, as established by the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization


  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    50 Marcus Clarke Street
    Canberra ACT 2600

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Hon Justice Susan Kenny AM 23 September 2020 22 September 2025
Other Mr. Tom Rogers 15 December 2019 14 December 2024
Other Dr. David Gruen AO 30 April 2020 10 December 2024
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