1996 Federal Election Timetable

1996 Federal Election Timetable
Event Date
Announcement of election
27 January 1996
Issue of writs
29 January 1996
Close of rolls
5 February 1996
Close of nominations
9 February 1996
Polling Day
2 March 1996

Return of Writs:

House of Representatives: 1 April 1996

Senate
New South Wales: 10 April 1996
Victoria: 11 April 1996
Queensland: 4 April 1996
Western Australia: 4 April 1996
South Australia: 10 April 1996
Tasmania: 28 March 1996
Australian Capital Territory: 28 March 1996
Northern Territory: 25 March 1996

Source: Australian Electoral Commission, Electoral Pocket Book 1996

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