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Right to Vote

Right to vote

The right to vote is not enjoyed equally by all Australians

A healthy democracy makes sure that all members of the community have equal access to the political process. Australia is a democratic nation where governments are elected by popular vote. However, even though almost all Australians over 18 years old have the right – and the obligation – to vote, not all Australians enjoy that right as a practical matter.

The right to vote is not enjoyed equally by all Australians

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