Following the announcement of general elections in Australia on 24 Nov, the Australian Embassy in Rome reminds all Australians living in Italy that voting abroad will take place between 12 Nov and 23 Nov. Enrolled voters can vote at the embassy in Rome, the consulate general in Milan or by post. Mail-in ballots are available at www.aec.gov.au.

The November elections will pit the sitting Liberal party led by prime minister John Howard against the Labour opposition, lead by Kevin Rudd.

Australian Embassy Via Antonio Bosio 5 - 00161 Rome. Tel. 06 85272299

Australian Consulate General, Via Borgogna 2