As you probably know by now, voting is a basic democratic right that all eligible Australian citizens should enjoy,
and today, an individual is considered eligible if they are Australian citizens and if they are 17 years old and above.
As is the case in other democratic countries, Australia has an election roll register where it keeps information about
all its voters and their personal information according to fields which are important for the government to check.
Find Electoral Roll
Now, in order for an individual to view electoral roll online, thus, to be able to read an electoral
roll report on a computer's screen, they just need to visit one of the Australian people records
websites which are available on the World Wide Web, and in most of them people will be able to find any
information pertaining people's eligibility to vote and such, an individual will be able to get access
to many electoral records which are being updated on a daily basis.
Your Rights As an Australian citizen
Australians should know that they have the right to vote in any election, without any form of
discrimination, but the unfortunate thing is that there are many Australians who do not take advantage
of this important privilege to vote.
There, however, are a few restrictions as to who cannot vote, and these are stated by Australian law.
People in Australia need to learn the importance of voting. One reason why voting is so important is that
it is part of enjoying human rights, as such, every Australian citizen should register on the voting
register, and use its rights to change its future by letting the right people to lead and decide what are
the the best future steps for the person's life.
The voting register shows key information about a voter, including their permanent address; moreover, one can also
get names of Australian citizens, birth dates, and gender and even to view a person criminal record (if exist), all
this valuable information, and much more is available on people records online websites which have embedded search
engine tool for electoral rolls online (the same as the one appearing in this page, in the upper part of it).
Voting is also a way for the Australian people to express their needs and the things they wish or want to achieve.
It is in one way or another a means to getting what one wants, more to that, voting is a way to express opinions and
take a part in making decisions for one's own country. As such, Australian people should invest time and check if they
are listed in the
thus, if they have the rights to express their opinions.
There are a number of electoral rolls online, and so all one needs to do is to find electoral roll and check if they, or
someone they know, is listed, and that by running a simple
electoral roll search
Since colonization in Australia, leaders of that time fought hard to ensure that Australians had the right to vote.
Men were listed on the electoral list first, and women were listed years later. Indigenous groups, however, are yet to
get their right to vote.
It is unfortunate that for indigenous people to vote, they have to be integrated into Australian society. It is a good
thing that a few indigenous people were included in the electoral roll 1995.