After a strong campaign for Australians to register with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) ahead of the same-sex marriage postal vote, it has been revealed that there has been a huge surge in numbers on the electoral roll.
An additional one million updates were made to the electoral roll since the vote was announced on August 8, with over 16 million Australians enrolled and eligible to vote.
According to the AEC, this is the largest number of people since federation.
So far, 765,000 enrolment transactions have been processed, with another 165,000 still to be entered into the system over the weekend.
The key dates for the vote are detailed below.