Where to vote early

Pre-polling centres are now open around the district.

More than 500 early voting centres are now in operation across Australia during a two-week early voting period that started on Monday.

In Farrer there are nine pre-polling centres including the Oddfellows Hall in Sanger Street, Corowa. Other regional pre-polling centres for Farrer include St Mary’s Parish Centre, Echuca; Wool Stores in Smollett Street, Albury; Albury Masonic Centre, Gulpha Street in North Albury.

In Indi the closest pre-polling centres are St Patricks Hall, Ford Steet, Wangaratta; the Salvation Army Hall in Lawrence Street, Wodonga; 194 High Steet, Wodonga; and Benalla Town Hall in Nunn Street.

On election day, polling places will once again be open from 8am to 6pm.

A full list of polling locations for the election on Saturday, May 21, are available on the Australian Electoral Commission website at .

Where to vote locally this week in Farrer

Oddfellows Hall, 231 Sanger St, Corowa.

Opening hours:

Sat, May 14 - 9am–4pm.

Mon, May 16 – Thu, May 19 - 8:30am–5:30pm.

Fri, May 20 - 8:30am–6pm.

Where to vote locally this week in indi

St Patricks Hall, Ford Steet, Wangaratta.

Opening hours:

Mon, May 9 – Fri, May 13 - 8am–8pm.

Sat, May 14 - 9am–4pm.

Mon, May 16 – Thu, May 19 - 8am–8pm.

Fri, May 20 - 8am–6pm.

Sat, May 21 - 8am–6pm.

Hospitals and care facilities

The AEC have engaged with health authorities and mobile voting teams will not be able to visit all aged care facilities or any hospitals given the higher COVID-19 risk in these settings. People in these facilities are able to apply for a postal vote or visit a nearby in-person voting centre. The AEC have teams in regular contact with relevant facilities to provide support.