Our Vote Our Future. Your vote is your voice on the laws and decisions that affect you and your community. To vote you need to be enrolled.
The resources below aim to inform and engage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in a culturally significant way to exercise their human and democratic right afforded to all Australians in determining their future, by enrolling and voting in elections.
You can enrol to vote here.
Update your details here.
Put in an Expression of Interest for temporary work on Election day here.
Why it’s important to enrol and vote
Enrol to vote here.
How to Vote
Working at an Election
Would you like to work at the next Federal Election? There is a wide range of paid temporary roles available to suit everyone, from supervisory and administrative or logistics roles. You can also choose to work just on election day and/or before or after.
The AEC are looking for First Nations people to help fill their Polling Assistant Roles, which are always a fun time. Duties would include:
- Marking off names for electors and issuing ballot papers
- Ensuring ballot papers are placed in the correct ballot box
- Counting of votes after closing
- Cleaning of equipment
Positions are available in:
- Mt Magnet
- Millars Well
Anticipated hours 7.45am – 7.45pm and the rate of pay is $467 for the day.
Register your interest for election work today by heading here.