Australian Electoral Commission Easy Read Guides

April 2019

In anticipation of the 2019 federal election, the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) decided to update three of its easy-to-read-guides:

  • How to enrol to vote
  • How to vote at a polling place
  • How to vote by mail.

The AEC wanted to update the guides to ensure that the target audiences – people with disability, adults with low levels of literacy and people who speak English as a second language – have the information that they need to successfully take part in the next federal election.

The updated guides clearly explain the processes voters need to follow in order to:

  • enrol as a voter prior to the election
  • vote in the election at a polling place on election day
  • become a postal voter and vote by mail.

You can find all three guides on the AEC website.

 

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