Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentElections · 1 decade ago

Are there consequences for not enrolling to vote in Australia (nsw)?

I've recently turned 18 and my local aec keeps sending me "enroll to vote" forms. Seeing as I don't have an opinion on anything political yet, I don't want to just enroll and donkey vote. I want to enroll when I have an opinion.

So I want to know if I could be fined or anything like that for not enrolling to vote.

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  • toomba
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    The electoral role is not just to vote: it also gives you the opportunity to be called up for jury service.

    Remember, voting is not just for the Federal election, its the state and local elections as well.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    If you don't sign up and vote in Australia, a fat Aussie chick will cleanse your colon with Veg- A-Mite.

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