2012 South Brisbane By-Election Timetable

Issue of Writ  Tuesday – 3 April 2012
   
Close of Rolls  5.00 pm Saturday – 7 April 2012
 Not less than 5 days nor more than 7 days after issue of writ
   
Close of Nominations  12.00 Noon
Wednesday – 11 April 2012
 Not less than 8 days nor more than 18 days after issue of writ
   
Pre-Poll Voting  Voting Starts:  Monday – 16 April 2012
  Voting Ends:  6.00 pm Friday – 27 April 2012
Begins 3 days after cut-off for nominations
   
Postal Voting  Applications Start:  Immediately
  Voting Starts:  Thursday – 12 April 2012
  Applications Close:  6.00 pm Thursday – 26 April 2012
  Voting Ends:  6.00 pm Saturday – 28 April 2012
 Begins after cut-off for nominations
   
Electoral Visitor Voting  Voting Starts: Thursday 12 April 2012
  Applications Close:  6.00 pm Thursday – 26 April 2012
  Voting Ends: 6.00 pm Saturday – 28 April 2012
Begins after cut-off for nominations
   
Declared Institution Voting  Voting Starts:  Tuesday – 17 April 2012
  Voting Ends:  6.00 pm Saturday – 28 April 2012
   
Cut-Off for Lodgement of How-to-Vote Cards to be distributed on Polling Day  5.00 pm Friday – 20 April 2012
(Must be lodged no later than 5.00 pm on the Friday that is 7 days before polling day)
   
Polling Day  8.00 am - 6.00 pm Saturday – 28 April 2012
 A Saturday not less than 26 days nor more than 56 days after the issue of writ
   
Cut-Off for Return of Postal Ballot Papers:  6.00 pm Tuesday – 8 May 2012
   
Return of Writ  Monday – 28 May 2012
 Not more than 84 days after issue of writ


Further information for Electors and Candidates will be posted shortly.