Latest news

Back to all news items

Australian marriage law postal plebiscite

11 August 2017
Australians are being asked their view on whether or not the law should be changed to allow same sex couples to marry.

How to participate in the postal plebiscite

To participate in the postal plebiscite you must be enrolled with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) by 6pm 24 August 2017.

For further information on enrolling and updating your enrolment details visit the AEC website here or call the AEC on 13 23 26 during business hours.

The postal plebiscite process

The postal plebiscite will be conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and the process is still being finalised.

We have already engaged with the ABS to ensure accessible options will be available for people who are blind or have low vision. We will send another communication about the accessible options when they become available.

If you have any queries about the survey process visit the ABS website here or call the ABS on 1300 135 070 during business hours.
Print Print larger font