Other Languages

Electors who do not speak English well may require extra assistance to engage in the electoral process.

Interpreter service

Interpreter symbolThe Commission uses the Commonwealth Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS). Electors are encouraged to call the free number 13 14 50 and ask to be put through to the Western Australian Electoral Commission on 13 63 06.

How to vote at a State election

These factsheets provide information on how to vote in a State election in 25 languages.

Arabic"Arabic" in language. Link to factsheet in Arabic.  Korean"Korean" in language. Link to factsheet in Korean.
Bosnian - Bosanski  Macedonian"Macedonian" in language. Link to factsheet in Macedonian.
Burmese Image of Burmese language  Malay - Malaysian
"Chinese-simplified" in language. link to factsheet in Chinese-simplified.Chinese – Simplified  Polish"Polish" in language. Link to factsheet in Polish.
Chinese – TraditionalChinese-traditional in language. Link to factsheet in Chinese-traditional  Persian An image of Persian language
Croatian "Croatian" in language. Link to factsheet in Croatian.  Portuguese"Portuguese" in language. Link to factsheet in Portuguese.

"Dari" in language. Link to factsheet in Dari.Dari

 Serbian"Serbian" in language. Link to factsheet in Serbian.
French - Francois  Somali"Somali" in language. Link to factsheet in Somali.
Greek "Greek" in language. Link to factsheet in Greek. "Spanish" in language. Link to factsheet in Spanish.Spanish

Indonesian "Indonesian" in language. Link to factsheet in Indonesian.

Swahili "Swahili" in language. Link to factsheet in Swahili.
Italian "Italian" in language. Link to factsheet in Italian.

Thai "Thai" in language. Link to factsheet in Thai. 

Karen - Karen language

 Vietnamese"Vietnamese" in language. Link to factsheet in Vietnamese.
"Khmer" in language. Link to factsheet in Khmer.Khmer

 

Multilingual guide

The multilingual guide (PDF 1.6 MB) provides information in 25 selected languages on how to complete both Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council ballot papers.

The guide will also be available in every polling place.

Polling place staff interpreter service

Polling staff will wear stickers identifying the languages other than English that they are able to speak. They will then be able to provide assistance to electors in that language.