The electoral roll is now closed. If you are not enrolled, you may not vote in the 2010 House of Assembly elections. Enrolment is compulsory, so if you need help enrolling please contact us on 13 23 26.
You are eligible to enrol for Federal and Tasmanian elections if:
you are 17 years of age or older; and
you are an Australian citizen; and
you have lived at your present address for at least the last month.
You may enrol when you are 17, but you cannot vote until you are 18.
British subjects who are not Australian citizens are eligible to enrol for Federal and Tasmanian elections if they were on a Commonwealth of Australia electoral roll on 25 January 1984.
If you have moved house since you last voted, you will need to update your enrolment information.
Go to Enrol to vote for details on how to enrol to vote or to update your enrolment.
The writ is a document which commands the returning officer to hold an election and specifies the dates for the close of nominations, polling day, and the last possible date for the return of the writ.
House of Assembly elections begin with the proclamation dissolving the House of Assembly and end with the return of the writ.
The Governor issues five writs for a House of Assembly general election, one for each of the five divisions: Bass, Braddon, Denison, Franklin and Lyons.