Where can I vote in the federal election on Saturday?

This Saturday, May 18 is the federal election and under federal electoral law, it is compulsory for all eligible Australian citizens to enrol and vote in federal elections, by-elections and referendums.

Calare's House of representative candidates (listed as per ballot paper order) are Sam Romano - Shooters, Fishers and Farmers; Shuyi Chen - Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group); Jess Jennings - Labor; Beverly T Cameron - United Australia Party; Andrew Gee - The Nationals; Stephen Bosgrove - Liberal Democrats and Stephanie Luke - The Greens.

On the green ballot paper you must number every box in the order of your choice.

On the white ballot paper you must number at least 6 boxes above the line or at least 12 boxes below the line in the order of your choice.

You need to number every box for your vote to count.

You can lodge your vote at

  • Black Springs Public School: 4 Avoca Street, 8am-6pm.
  • Hampton Public School: 19 Old Bindo Road, not wheelchair accessible, 8am-6pm.
  • O'Connell Public School: 15 Blacks Mill Lane, not wheelchair accessible, 8am-6pm.
  • Oberon High School: 4 Ross Street, assisted wheelchair access, 8am-6pm.