Use Commonwealth Electoral Roll Information for Medical Research - Australian Government


You will require this approval if you conduct medical research or operate a public health screening program and intend to apply for use of information from the Commonwealth Electoral Roll.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible your medical research must involve the diagnosis and/or treatment and / or prevention of disease or be epidemiological research, and be relevant to public health and safety.

In addition, medical research projects must:

  • be approved by a Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC)
  • adhere to the NHMRC Guidelines.

Your application will be rejected if there is a risk that your medical research will breach elector security and privacy, is politically biased or has the potential to discourage electoral participation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Buy Miscellaneous All $2089.09 Per extract.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application to Use Commonwealth Electoral Roll Information for Medical Research - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Electoral and Referendum Regulations 2016 Australian Government

Approval time

Approximately 4 weeks.

Administering agency

Australian Electoral Commission

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Roll Management

Australian Electoral Commission

Operating address: 50 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 4007
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601