Don't waste your vote!

On September 7th, 2013, registered Australian voters will head off to the polls to determine who will lead our nation for the next three years. Many people find this a chore, but there are people in nations all over the world who are fighting for the right to elect who governs them. It's a right that we shouldn't take for granted. Here's a guide to ensure your vote isn't wasted.

An Explanation of the Two Houses

On election day, you will be voting for both houses of parliament - The Senate (Upper House) and the House of Representatives (Lower House). Here's a brief explanation of what they do.