Federal Election

Polls close at 6pm - so what's the fine for not voting in the federal election?

Kate McIlwain
Updated May 21 2022 - 5:13pm, first published 5:00pm
Picture: Sylvia Liber
Picture: Sylvia Liber

It's approaching 6pm on this dark and rainy election day, which means voting for the Federal Election 2022 is almost closed.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain


For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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