Australian Embassy

2019 Federal Election


The 2019 Australian federal election will be held on Saturday 18 May 2019.  If you are an eligible Australian citizen living overseas you can still participate but you need to be enrolled.

To enrol, check or update your enrolment details visit  The deadline for enrolling or updating your details for the federal election is 8pm, Thursday 18 April (Australian time in the electorate you're enrolled).

Early voting will begin on Monday 6 May 2019.  You will be able to cast your vote in person at the Australian Embassy in Dublin from Tuesday 7 May 2019 (due to Monday 6 May public holiday in ireland).  Alternatively, you can apply for a postal vote online now at

If you are overseas and unable to vote, complete an overseas notification form and return it to the AEC.  Being overseas is a valid reason for not voting.

Information in other languages can be found at