Electoral Commission of Queensland

About Us

The Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ) is established under the Electoral Act 1992 as an independent, statutory authority, responsible for the impartial conduct of Queensland elections.

ECQ's organisational structure (PDF, 51.2 KB) ensures our efforts and resources are focused on providing quality electoral services throughout Queensland, and ensuring that our electoral system is accessible to all voters.

Staff are expected to adhere to the Queensland Public Service Code of Conduct, which establishes the principles of ethical behaviour.

Our Purpose and Vision

Our purpose is to support the democratic electoral process by preparing for, conducting and reporting on elections in Queensland.

Our vision is to be an evolving Commission, trusted and respected by the community.

Our Values

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  • Know your customer
  • Deliver what matters
  • Make decisions with empathy
  • Challenge the norm and suggest solutions
  • Encourage and embrace new ideas
  • Work across boundaries
  • Expect greatness
  • Lead and set clear expectations
  • Seek, provide and act on feedback
  • Own your actions, successes and mistakes
  • Take calculated risks
  • Act with transparency
  • Lead, empower and trust
  • Play to everyone's strengths
  • Develop yourself and those around you

Strategic Objectives

ECQ contributes to the Queensland Government's objectives for the community, by delivering open, accountable and accessible electoral services for all Queenslanders.

Objective 1Promote awareness of and participation in electoral matters
Objective 2Ensure equitable representation across Queensland electoral boundaries
Objective 3Deliver fair and just Queensland elections
Objective 4Drive improvements to election services