Update - Election advertising blackout periods | ACMA

Update - Election advertising blackout periods

The election advertising blackout only applies to broadcasters. It does not include online services and print media.

The  ACMA may update blackout period information from time-to-time for federal, state, territory elections and federal by-elections but for state by-elections and local government elections, consult your state or territory electoral commission.

Find out more about the regulation of political matter on radio and television broadcast services.

Last updated: 26 November 2018