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Part 3 - Elections - Election dates

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Election dates

Unless otherwise specified, elections are for the House of Representatives and half the Senate. A double (or simultaneous) dissolution election is for both the House of Representatives and the entire Senate.

1901

29-30 March

1903

16 December

1906

12 December

1910

13 April

1913

31 May

1914

5 September

Double dissolution

1917

5 May

1919

13 December

1922

16 December

1925

14 November

1928

17 November

1929

12 October

House of Representatives

1931

19 December

1934

15 September

1937

23 October

1940

21 September

1943

21 August

1946

28 September

1949

10 December

1951

28 April

Double dissolution

1953

9 May

Half-Senate

1954

29 May

House of Representatives

1955

10 December

1958

22 November

1961

9 December

1963

30 November

House of Representatives

1964

5 December

Half-Senate

1966

26 November

House of Representatives

1967

25 November

Half-Senate

1969

25 October

House of Representatives

1970

21 November

Half-Senate

1972

2 December

House of Representatives

1974

18 May

Double dissolution

1975

13 December

Double dissolution

1977

10 December

1980

18 October

1983

5 March

Double dissolution

1984

1 December

1987

11 July

Double dissolution

1990

24 March

1993

13 March

1996

2 March

1998

3 October

2001

10 November

2004

9 October

2007

24 November