Important Queensland election dates you need to know
WITH the Queensland election just three weeks away, the Daily Mercury is committed to providing our readers with the most comprehensive coverage of the state poll.
Our readership covers four electorates: Mackay, Whitsunday, Mirani and Burdekin.
This election will be one of the most important since war time because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
To help you stay informed, we have put together a guide of key election dates, so you don’t miss a beat:
Sunday, October 11 – Candidate nominations close at noon
Monday, October 19 – Early voting begins
Friday, October 30 – Early voting period ends at 6pm
Monday, October 12 – Issue of postal ballot papers begins
Friday, October 16 – Postal vote applications close at 7pm
Tuesday, November 10 – Postal votes must be received by the ECQ by 6pm
Saturday, October 31 – Election day is from 8am to 6pm