While voter fraud - despite recent allegations - is rare, how do we ensure the ballots we cast are counted accurately? If so, how? Our experts offer background and insight.
Despite assuring Australians its systems were load tested and secure, the Census site went offline at a crucial time. Could the ABS have avoided such an embarrasing failure?
There's something about seeing the ballot process take place – the vote, the count – that inspires confidence. That wouldn't be the same with any electronic voting system.
Despite years of research, nobody knows how to provide evidence of an accurate result while keeping individual e-votes private.
Decade-old computer equipment underpins the country's most important civic process. What happens when it breaks down?
Online voting could boost turnout, but a flawed system could destroy faith in the voting process.
More than 280,000 votes were cast online at the NSW election, which has been claimed as a new world record. The state's early vote also looks set to hit a new high, mirroring a trend across Australia.
UPDATED 3PM: The NSW Electoral Commission has now publicly commented on the security flaw we uncovered. But we're concerned that it does not seem to understand the serious implications of this attack.