Election: behind the polls

Australia, 1987

Film
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This documentary takes a look behind the scenes at the organising of an election. The role of the Australian Electoral Commission is examined, including such issues as the dissemination of how to vote information, the setting up of the national tally room and polling stations in suburban and remote areas of Australia, arranging postal voting and voting for those who are not able to get to a polling station, and counting of the votes. The role of the Governor General in dissolving the Parliament and associated duties are also examined.

Credits

director

Kate Stone

producer

Matt Scully

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:15:00:00

Colour

Colour

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