Nomination timetable for party secretaries

We’ll update this information when key dates for the 2020 General Election are announced.

Action Desirable Timing Legal Deadline
Notifying intention to lodge bulk nomination schedule/intention to use electronic system As early as possible One working day after writ day
Lodging bulk nomination schedule with candidates’ consent forms
Lodging deposit of $300 per candidate
As soon as possible from writ day Noon on the day before nomination day
Withdrawing a bulk nomination schedule As soon as possible after submission Noon on nomination day
Candidate withdrawal from bulk nomination schedule As soon as possible after submission of schedule Noon on nomination day
Cancellation of nomination on death or incapacity of candidate Consult Electoral Commission urgently 
Replacing a nomination if an earlier bulk nomination is withdrawn or lapses As soon as possible after submission of schedule Noon on nomination day
Lodging party list and deposit of $1,000 with consent to inclusion on party list As soon as possible from writ day Noon on the day before nomination day
Withdrawing party list As soon as possible Noon on nomination day
Lodging substitute list As soon as possible Noon on nomination day