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What you need to know about postal vote

10 September 2017 2:21 AM
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* The package sent to all Australians on the electoral roll will include a reply paid envelope.

* Any extraneous material placed in the envelope will be destroyed and the survey form may also be destroyed.

* Those not wishing to participate are encouraged to destroy the form.

* Surveys will be barcoded, but will only be used for "mark-in" purposes.

* Arrangements will be made to allow remote Australians, those living in Antarctica and those deployed overseas to participate.

* The result will be published on the ABS website on November 15 and broken down along electorate and state lines.

* Observers will be nominated by parliamentarians to monitor key steps in the process.

* OCTOBER 27: The date voters are strongly encouraged to post their form back by.

Source: sbs.com.au

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