Australian Election Timetable


Elections Timetable

JurisdictionDateFixed or Latest
Victoria24 November 2018Fixed
Commonwealth (Simultaneous half-Senate and House of Representatives)18 May 2019Latest
Commonwealth (half-Senate)18 May 2019Latest
Commonwealth (Double dissolution)28 February 2019Latest
Commonwealth (House of Representatives only)2 November 2019Latest
Northern Territory22 August 2020Fixed
Australian Capital Territory17 October 2020Fixed
Queensland31 October 2020Fixed
Western Australia13 March 2021Fixed
South Australia19 March 2022Fixed
Tasmanian House of Assembly20 April 2022Latest
Tasmanian Legislative CouncilMay (periodic*)Fixed

*Elections are conducted on a 6 year periodic cycle. Elections for 3 members are held in May one year, with elections for 2 members held in May the following year and so on. Each elector may only have one opportunity to vote in Legislative Council elections once every 6 years.