Legislative Council
By-election 2017

Ways to Vote at the Pembroke By-election

The Tasmanian Electoral Commission provides a number of services to help you have your say in the Legislative Council Pembroke by-election.

Polling Day

Vote in person from 8am to 6pm Saturday 4 November at a polling place near you.

Find your nearest polling place here or the ElectionsTas smartphone app, or check your newspaper on polling day.

Polling Places  

Unable to Vote on Polling Day?

The TEC has a number of services to help you have your say at Tasmanian elections:

Pre-poll voting

 For electors who are:

In Tasmania

+ can't vote on polling day




How -

  1. You attend a pre-poll centre
  2. You declare you are unable to attend a polling place on polling day
  3. You record your vote + place it in the ballot box

When -

Pre-poll centres will be open in 2 Tasmanian locations, weekdays from 8:30am to 5:30pm, and will remain open until 6pm on Friday 3 November. Both centres will be closed for the Royal Hobart Show public holiday on 26 October.

Below are the opening dates and locations of Tasmanian centres.

Interstate pre-poll locations are open during their normal business hours and until Friday 3 November.

Postal vote

Applications for a postal vote have closed.

Returning your Vote -

You must record your vote before 6pm on polling day, Saturday 4 November

We can receive postal ballot papers until 10am Tuesday 14 November

Express vote

Applications for an express vote have closed.

Returning your Vote -

You must return your express vote before 6pm on polling day, Saturday 4 November

Pre-poll Centres in Tasmania - open until 6pm Friday 3 November

If you can't vote on polling day, you can vote early.

Pre-poll centres are open weekdays as listed below, apart from Hobart Show holiday, 26th October.

Note - both pre-poll centres will offer our VI-Vote service for vision impaired electors.

Hobart pre-poll centre

144 Macquarie St, Hobart

from Mon 16th October

8:30am to 5:30pm weekdays,
(open 'till 6pm on Friday 3 November)

Rosny Park pre-poll centre

6 Bayfield St, Rosny Park

from Mon 23rd October

8:30am to 5:30pm weekdays
(open 'till 6pm on Friday 3 November)

 Interstate Pre-poll locations - until COB Friday 3 November

Pre-poll centres are available at state and territory electoral commissions offices within Australia.
Interstate pre-poll centres are open during their normal business hours until Friday 3 November.

Elections ACT
Ground Floor, North Building,
180 London Cct, Canberra

Electoral Commission NSW
Level 25,
201 Kent St, Sydney

Electoral Commission Qld
Level 6, Forestry House,
160 Mary St, Brisbane

Electoral Commission SA
Level 6, 60 Light Sq,

Victorian Electoral Commission
Level 11, 530 Collins St
(access via the tower lifts)

Western Australian Electoral Commission
Level 2, 111 St Georges Tce

NT Electoral Commission
Level 3, TCG Centre,
80 Mitchell St, Darwin


MyVote Central
Yeperenye Centre,
Hartley St, Alice Springs

Services for vision impaired electors


The TEC has a computer based system (VI Vote) to assist vision impaired electors to cast their vote. VI Vote is available at both pre-poll centres and at the Howrah Primary School (Howrah Scout Hall) polling place on polling day.


For other assistance, please call 1800 801 701 for options to help you have your say at this election.

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