How to Register to Vote

Note: The page below has been archived and will no longer be updated. In the months leading up to Victoria’s state election on 26 November 2022, this page was updated and maintained to assist voters to understood how to register to vote and cast their ballot.

Sex workers’ rights are human rights, and here in Victoria, some political parties have a stronger track record on supporting sex workers than others. 

The Victorian state election will be on 26 November 2022. You must be registered to vote no later than 8pm on 8 November 2022 in order to vote. 

According to the Victorian Electoral Commission website, you must be enrolled to vote and it’s best to check that your registered address and other details are up to date with the Victorian Electoral Commission.

Who is Eligible to Vote?

Australian citizens aged over 18, and have lived at your address for at least one month

Source: VEC 

When is the Deadline for Enrolling to Vote?

8pm on the 8 November 2022.

Source: VEC

I’m Not Enrolled to Vote

Enrol to vote here on the AEC webpage.

Am I Enrolled to Vote?

Check Your Enrolment on the VEC website.

How Can I Vote?

According to the VEC websiteyou can:

  • vote in-person at an early voting centre (between Monday 14 November and Friday 25 November)
  • vote in-person on election day (Saturday 26 November 2022)
  • apply to vote by post (for this election only).

Which Political Parties Support Sex Workers’ Rights?

Find out on our election guide where we rate every political party according to their performance on sex workers’ rights.

Sex Work Law Reform Victoria’s Election Guide

Authorised by Sex Work Law Reform Victoria Inc., 79-81 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Victoria, 3182

Disclaimer

This webpage is provided as a guide to help inform voters about how political parties and candidates have performed when it comes to sex workers’ rights.

Sex Work Law Reform Victoria is not affiliated with any political party, candidate, councillor or local government. Sex Work Law Reform Victoria Inc. does not endorse or campaign for any political party or candidate. We believe all political parties can potentially work towards enhancing sex workers’ rights and we encourage all political parties to take an ongoing interest in sex workers’ rights. We have never donated to a political party, candidate, councillor or local government. We have never received money from any political parties, candidates, councillors or local governments. We have never applied for or received grants from the Victorian Government or any local government. We are a registered not-for-profit organisation.

We are not a registered charity.

We understand sex workers have a wide range of views about politics and we respect diversity of views.

© Sex Work Law Reform Victoria 2022

Last updated: 26 November 2022