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On 31 August the  Electoral Commissioner was informed by the Governor of a vacancy in the Legislative Council for the South West Region as a result of the disqualification from Parliament of Mr James… read more

The 2023 Federal Voice Referendum is managed by the Australian Electoral Commission. For information on voting at the 2023 Referendum on 14 October 2023, please visit the AEC website or call 13 23… read more

Western Australia’s local government elections will go ahead as planned for Saturday 21 October. The announcement of the 2023 Federal Referendum (Voice), to be held a week earlier on 14 October,… read more

You can view the webinar recordings for the local government elections on our website here: 2023 local government webinars | Western Australian Electoral Commission (

The WA Electoral Commission, WALGA and the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) are hosting an Election Candidate Information Briefing webinar on Monday 14 August,… read more

The public funding figure has been updated for the 2023–2024 financial year to $2.25988. As of 1 July 2023, the figure used to calculate the reimbursement of election funding has been adjusted (… read more

Nominations for the 2023 Rockingham by-election closed at 12pm Friday, 23 June 2023. The list of candidates for this election can be viewed here. Further information about the by-election can be… read more

To learn more about the Rockingham by-election visit here: 2023 Rockingham By- election | Western Australian Electoral Commission (

The Western Australian Electoral Commission presented an information Q&A Webinar on how to understand the count process for the 2023 Local Government Elections on Thursday 25 May 2023. There was… read more

  Public suggestion and comment period is now closed Public suggestions and comments are now closed. The independent commissioners will now consider those suggestions and comments received by the… read more