Postal vote for marriage
THE Treasurer, under the Census and Statistics Act 1905, has requested statistics from Australians on the Commonwealth Electoral Roll, as to their views on whether or not the law should be changed to allow same sex couples to marry.
■ August 24: Electoral Roll closes for new/changes to enrolments (midnight local time).
■ September 12: Commencement of mailing of forms.
■ November 7: Voting closes ■ November 15: Statistics released.
Voting is not compulsory.