Prior to election day
Early voting starts 2 weeks before polling day and continues up until 6 pm on the Friday before polling day.
Postal votes commence after nominations close and must be completed by 6 pm on polling day.
Declared institution visits start 11 days before polling day and continue up until 6 pm on polling day.
Remote area voting
Remote area mobile voting starts 2 weeks before polling day and continue until 6 pm on polling day.
On election day
Voting starts at 8 am and continues up until 6 pm.
At 6 pm on election night, the preliminary count of polling day votes, postal votes and early voting starts.
After election day
This is the official count and can take up to 10 days after polling day to receive postal votes.
The official count process includes the return of postal votes, scrutiny of declaration votes, and allocation of preferences.