All eligible persons are required to enrol once they have lived at their present address for at least one month. It is compulsory to vote at Federal, State and local elections. “Eligible persons” means all Australian citizens aged 18 years or more.
To enrol for the first time, or to get back on the electoral roll, enrol online via the Australian Electoral Commission website. More information about enrolling and voting can also be found on the AEC's website.