Media Centre

2019 federal election
Federal elections are administered by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC). 
We (Electoral Commission SA) administer SA state and council elections.
For media enquiries about the federal election please refer to the AEC's media contacts page.

Media Enquires

Electoral Commission of South Australia (ECSA) endeavours to respond to all media enquiries in a reasonable timeframe. 

ECSA will issue regular media releases throughout the 2018 Council elections period, as well as maintaining Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channels.

The Electoral Commissioner, Deputy Electoral Commissioner or ECSA representative may be available for interview or comment by arrangement.  To request an interview or comment please contact the Media Liaison Officer on any of the below methods. 

Should any media representatives wish to film the scrutiny or counting following close of poll please contact the Media Liaison Officer to arrange. 

Media Releases

8 February 2019  -  Text message to electors about by-elections (PDF 127 Kb)

6 February 2019  -  Reminder to Vote (PDF 32 Kb)

24 January 2019  -  Close of Nominations - Declaration of candidates (PDF 32 Kb)


Media Liaison Officer Contact Details 

Media Liaison Officer: Joel Lyneham
Phone:  (08) 7424 7424 
Mobile:  0478 10 77 63

  Please include within your email:

• details of your enquiry
• the deadline
• your contact details.

Media Releases

12 November 2018  -  2018 Council elections results update (PDF 425 kB)
1 November 2018    -  Last chance to vote in Council elections (PDF 423 kB)
19 October 2018      -  Distribution of ballot papers (PDF 426 kB)
8 October 2018        -  Passing of Candidate (PDF 109 kB)
20 September 2018 -  Record number of candidates 2018 Council elections (PDF 423 kB)
12 September 2018  - Nominations closing soon (PDF 417 kB)
4 September 2018   -  Nominations open for Council elections 2018  (PDF 497 kB)
6 August 2018         -  2018 Council Elections (PDF 425 kB)
27 July 2018            -  Last chance to enrol for Council Elections (PDF 111 kB)

Click here for an Archive of the 2018 State Election media

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