The next Victorian election will be held on Saturday 26 November. All Victorians who are eligible to vote must be correctly enrolled by Tuesday 8 November. If you can’t attend a polling booth, there are several voting options.
Option 1. Vote early at an early voting centre
Early voting at early voting centres will start on Monday 14 November and end on Friday 25 November. All early voting centres will have:
- a hearing loop
- at least one wheelchair height voting screen or a table-top voting screen
- magnifying sheets
- maxi pencils
- translated voting instructions.
The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) have released a search tool to help you find an early voting centre location and opening hours in your local area. Click here to search
Option 2. Postal vote
Apply online to have ballot papers posted to you or pick up a paper form from any Australia Post outlet in Victoria from Wednesday 2 November. Postal vote applications open on Wednesday 2 November and close at 6.00 pm on Wednesday 23 November.
Option 3. Vote by phone
You’ll be able to register to vote over the phone if you are:
- isolating due to COVID-19
- blind, have low vision or have a motor impairment and are unable to complete a ballot paper without assistance
- unable to travel to a voting centre because of a bushfire, flood or other declared emergency situation.
Registrations for people who have to isolate due to COVID-19 will open on Saturday 19 November and close at 6.00 pm on Saturday 26 November. Registrations for all other eligible people will open on Monday 14 November and close at 6.00 pm on Saturday 26 November.
For further information about registering to vote and voting options, please visit the VEC website or call 1300 805 478.