On 14 October, Australia is holding a referendum

A referendum is a national vote to decide 'yes' or 'no' on an important decision.

Like a federal election, all Australians enrolled to vote must vote.

In this referendum, we are deciding if Australia should recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Constitution.

If you vote 'yes', you agree we should recognise them in the Constitution.

Voting 'yes' also supports the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice To Parliament. The Voice to Parliament means Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can always speak to the government about things that affect them.

  • Polling places will be open from 8am to 6pm on Saturday 14 October.

  • Find your nearest polling place by heading to aec.gov.au/referendums.

  • You may come across misleading information about the Voice to Parliament. Stop, check, and think about the source of what you see, hear, or read.

For trustworthy resources, translated referendum information and support, visit Ask Izzy's FAQ page.