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Australian Federal Election 2019
The 2019 Australian federal election will be held on Saturday 18 May 2019. If you are an eligible Australian citizen living overseas you can still participate but you need to be enrolled.
To enrol, check or update your enrolment details visit www.aec.gov.au. The deadline for enrolling or updating your details for the federal election is 8pm, Monday 18 April (Australian time in the electorate you’re enrolled).
Early voting will be offered at the Australian High Commission Brunei from Monday 13 May 2019 to Friday 17 May 2019. Voting will be available 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm.
Appointments are not required to vote, but normal security screening procedure will apply. Please bring your Australian identity documents e.g. passport or Australian Driver’s Licence.
Alternatively, you can apply for a postal vote online now at www.aec.gov.au.
If you are overseas and unable to vote, complete an overseas notification form and return it to the AEC. Being overseas is a valid reason for not voting.
Information in other languages can be found at www.aec.gov.au/translated.
High Commission Office Hours and Counter Service Appointments
Office Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday – Friday (except office public holidays)
All visitors to the Australian High Commission require an appointment. Please book an appointment for Counter Service (passport submission and collection or notarial services) at least 24 hours before attending the High Commission. Further information is available under the Services for Australians section of this website. To book an appointment, click 'Book Appointment'.
Visitors will be subject to security screening.
Brunei's Syariah Penal Code has entered into force. Travel advice can be found at the Smartraveller website. The Australian High Commission, Bandar Seri Begawan, encourages all Australians living in or visiting Brunei Darussalam to subscribe to Smartraveller alerts. This is a free email service to provide you with the latest updates to our travel advice.
To view current job vacancies and how to apply, please click on the link below:
Applications should be submitted through the online portal and not be sent via email. All position specific inquiries should be sent via email to email@example.com .
Would you like to be invited to High Commission events?
Australians wishing to register socially with the Australian High Commission to be kept updated of our events, such as Australia Day and ANZAC Day, should complete the Australian Community Outreach form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also stay up to date with everything the High Commission is doing by following us on our Facebook page, Australia in Brunei Darussalam.
Are you an Australian Global Alumni?
Did you Study in Australia? The High Commission likes to stay connected with graduates of all Australian educational institutions. If you have completed high school, university, in service training or other education in Australia please fill out the Alumni Registration Form and email it to email@example.com to stay informed about tailored events and opportunities.
The Australian Government has also created a virtual global network for international scholars and fellows who have studied in Australia and for Australians who have studied overseas. Go to our Brunei Australia Alumni page to find out more!