Electoral Commission Queensland

About Us

The Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ) is established under the Electoral Act 1992 as an independent, statutory authority, responsible for the impartial conduct of Queensland elections.

Our Purpose and Vision

Our purpose is to support democratic electoral process by preparing for, conducting and reporting on elections in Queensland. 

Our vision is to be an evolving Commission, trusted and respected by the community.

Our Values

Customers firstIdeas into actionUnleash potentialBe courageousEmpower people
  • Know your customer
  • Deliver what matters
  • Make decisions with empathy
  • Challenge the norm and suggest solutions
  • Encourage and embrace new ideas
  • Work across boundaries
  • Expect greatness
  • Lead and set clear expectations
  • Seek, provide and act on feedback
  • Own your actions, successes and mistakes
  • Take calculated risks
  • Act with transparency
  • Lead, empower and trust
  • Play to everyone's strengths
  • Develop yourself and those around you

Strategic Objectives

ECQ contributes to the Queensland Government's objectives for the community by delivering quality front line services in the form of open, accountable and accessible electoral services for all Queenslanders. 

Objective 1Promote awareness of and participation in electoral matter
Objective 2Ensure equitable representation across Queensland electoral boundaries
Objective 3Deliver fair and just Queensland elections
Objective 4Drive improvements to election services