For all Australians in Johannesburg... Notification from Australian High Commission
Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, has announced that the federal election will be
held on Saturday, 7 September Protected content . Below provides you with information on
your voting options.
• The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has implemented an online
postal vote application (OPVA)service; for instructions please follow this
link: Protected content
The High Commission would like to encourage postal voters to lodge their
application as soon as possible.
• Should you wish to vote in person while in South Africa, early voting
will be offered at the Australian High Commission at Protected content Street,
Arcadia, Pretoria, from Monday 26 August – Friday 6 September Protected content ,
weekdays between 13h30 and 15h30.
• PLEASE NOTE: there will be no voting at the High Commission on 7
September Protected content .
For up to date information on enrolling and voting while overseas, please
visit the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website at
Protected content or contact the AEC via email ( Protected content ) or
telephone ( Protected content ).
For further details on voting arrangements at the High Commission, visit
our website ( Protected content ) or
contact Ms Desiré Scheepers at Tel: Protected content , Email: