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Forthcoming Australian elections

 September 2005

 

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Forthcoming Australian elections

The following tables outline the possible (or actual where fixed) dates for the next Commonwealth, State and Territory elections.

Commonwealth

  Last election Earliest date Latest date
Simultaneous half
Senate and House of
Representatives
9 October 2004 4 August 2007 19 January 2008
House of
Representatives
    19 January 2008
Half-Senate   4 August 2007 24 May 2008
Double dissolution     21 July 2007


States and Territories

  Last election Earliest date Actual (Fixed) Latest date
SA 9 February 2002   18 March 2006  
Tas 20 July 2002     23 September
2006
Vic 30 November 2002   25 November 2006  
NSW 22 March 2003   24 March 2007  
Qld 7 February 2004     5 May 2007
ACT 16 October 2004   18 October 2008  
WA 26 February 2005 21 June 2008   28 March 2009
NT 18 June 2005 5 July 2008   27 June 2009
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