What plans did you already have for September 7?

KEVIN Rudd announced on Sunday that the federal election will occur on September 7.

We want to know what plans people in the Gladstone region already had for that day.

Comment below and tell us how you will be spending the day, apart from voting.

Want to know what the Federal Election means for Flynn? You can find a comprehensive guide to the seat of Flynn here.

Interesting fact

This means that now 1,200 couples will be tying the knot on the new election day.

If you have any ideas for those couples who may have already set their day for September 7 to make their special day more memorable leave them below as well!

Important dates

Courtesy of the Australian Electoral Commission

  • August 4, 2013 - election announced
  • August 5, 2013 - writs issued
  • 8pm August 12, 2013 - electoral rolls closed
  • Midday August 15, 2013 - close of candidate nominations
  • Midday August 16, 2013 - declaration of candidate nominations
  • September 7, 2013 - election day
  • November 13, 2013 - return of writs (latest dates)

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