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Federal Election

The Federal Election will be held on Saturday 18 May 2019. The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has been working to make sure that people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities have access to a range of information and services to make sure they know when and how to vote.

Translated information about the upcoming Federal Election is available in a range of languages which can be downloaded from the Australian Electoral Commission.

If you or someone you know needs help this federal election, you can:

  • Call 1300 720 153 to speak to a telephone interpreter about the election and voting;
  • Find information on how to vote correctly in 29 languages as well as a range of easy read guides on the AEC’s translated information page

Languages are: Arabic, Assyrian, Bosnian, Burmese, Chinese Simplified and Traditional, Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Farsi (Persian), Filipino, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Macedonian, Nepali, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

You can print out the translated information directly from the website.

  • Ask for help from a polling official when you go to vote, there will be ‘how to vote’ information available in 29 languages at every polling place.