Seat of Geelong Profile

Location: Geelong District is an urban electorate located south-west of Melbourne.
Area: 45 square kilometres.
Suburbs: Belmont, Breakwater, Geelong, Geelong East, Geelong South, Geelong West, Herne Hill, Manifold Heights, Newcomb, Newtown, St Albans Park, Thomson and Whittington. Part of Fyansford.

2018 State Election Details

The Victorian State election is on Saturday 24 November 2018
All Australian citizens 18 and over must enrol and vote.

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Away from Victoria during the election?

There are a number of options available if you will be away from Victoria during the voting period (Monday 12 to Saturday 24 November 2018).

These include:

  • early voting

  • voting via post

  • voting interstate or overseas

notifying VEC that you will be away during the whole election period (including election day)

Key dates for voters

Wednesday 31 October | Postal vote applications available
Tuesday 6 November (Melbourne Cup Day) | Roll closes 8.00 pm
Monday 12 November | Early voting begins 9.00 am
Wednesday 21 November | Postal vote applications close 6.00 pm
Friday 23 November | Early voting closes 6.00 pm
Saturday 24 November - Election Day. Voting 8.00 am to 6.00 pm
Friday 30 November | Last day postal votes can be admitted 6.00 pm 

Voting in the election

Voting is compulsory for everyone on the roll as at 8.00 pm on Tuesday 6 November. If you fail to vote and do not have a valid reason, you may receive a fine.

There is a range of options for Victorians to cast their vote, and we also provide assistance for people who have special needs.

Find out more about Voting

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