Voters who are unable to get to an early voting centre before election day or an election day voting centre may apply for a postal vote.

When will my ballot papers be sent to me?

For the 2017 NT Council elections, the public declaration of nominations and draw to determine the order of candidate names on the ballot paper will be conducted on Friday 04 August. Ballot papers are then printed and ballot material is forwarded from Monday 07 August.

What is the latest despatch of ballot material?

The mail out of ballot material ceases at 6:00 pm on:

  • Tuesday 22 August, to forwarding addresses outside Australia

  • Thursday 24 August, to forwarding addresses within Australia.

When do I complete my ballot paper/s?

In order to be admitted to the count, a postal vote must be completed before 6:00 pm on Saturday 26 August and received by the Commission before 12:00 noon on Friday 01 September 2017.

NB: Registered postal voters are automatically sent ballot papers and are not required to lodge a new application. 


Postal vote application - online

Postal vote application - print version