Earliest and latest possible election dates

I’m answering my own question, “When’s the earliest the WA Labor Party can call an election?”

Via Australian Policy Online, this APH note on Australian election timetables has pointers to earliest and latest possible election dates, both State and Federal.

States and territories: next election dates

 

Most recent

Actual/Fixed date

Earliest date

Latest date

ACT

16 October 2004

 18 October 2008

   

WA

26 February 2005

 

21 June 2008

2 May 2009[5]

NT

18 June 2005

 

5 July 2008

27 June 2009

QLD

9 September 2006

   

5 December 2009

SA

18 March 2006

 20 March 2010

   

TAS

18 March 2006

   

22 May 2010

VIC

25 November 2006

27 November 2010

   

NSW

24 March 2007

26 March 2011

   

Commonwealth: next election dates

 

Last election

Earliest date

Latest date

Simultaneous half-Senate and House of Representatives

24 November 2007

7 August 2010

16 April 2011

House of Representatives

   

16 April 2011

Half-Senate

 

7 August 2010

21 May 2011

Double dissolution

   

16 October 2010



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1 reply

  1. My prediction is for October.

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