You'll face a fine if you dont vote in Australia

You’ll face a fine if you dont vote in Australia

Australia enforces compulsory voting. Compulsory voting at referendums was considered when a referendum was proposed in 1915, but, as the referendum was never held, the idea was put on hold. The immediate impetus for compulsory voting at the federal level was the low voter turnout (59.38 percent) at the 1922 federal election. However, compulsory voting was not on the […]