Drop-off Locations

Drop-off Locations

The Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated.

Drop-off locations have now closed and can no longer accept returned survey forms.


Capital City Drop-off Locations

ACT | NSW | NT | QLD | SA | TAS | VIC | WA

Australian Capital Territory

Address Dates and Opening hours
ABS Canberra Office (ABS House) Ground Floor, 45 Benjamin Way BELCONNEN ACT 2617 Closed.

New South Wales

Address Dates and Opening hours
The Council of The Shire of Bourke 29 Mitchell Street BOURKE NSW 2840 Closed.
Outback Division of General Practice 28 Oxley Street BOURKE NSW 2840 Closed.
Broken Hill City Council 240 Blende Street BROKEN HILL NSW 2880 Closed.
Broken Hill Village Corner South Road & Gossan Street BROKEN HILL NSW 2880 Closed.
Cobar Bowling & Golf Club Bloxham Street COBAR NSW 2835 Closed.
Gecko Espresso 35 Marshall Street COBAR NSW 2835 Closed.
Orana Mall Corner Mitchell Highway & Wheelers Lane DUBBO NSW 2830 Closed.
ABS Sydney Office Level 8, 44 Market Street SYDNEY NSW 2000 Closed.
Walgett CWA Rooms Corner Wee Waa & Pitt Streets WALGETT NSW 2832 Closed.
Wilcannia Community Hall Corner Woore & Myers Streets WILCANNIA NSW 2836 Closed.

Northern Territory

Address Dates and Opening hours
Alice Plaza 36 Todd Street ALICE SPRINGS NT 0870 Closed.
Coolalinga Shopping Centre 425 Stuart Highway COOLALINGA NT 0839 Closed.
ABS Darwin Office (Jacana House), 39-41 Woods Street DARWIN NT 0800 Closed.
Smith Street Mall (52 The Mall) Knuckey Street DARWIN CITY NT 0800 Closed.
Katherine Oasis Corner First Street & Katherine Terrace KATHERINE NT 0850 Closed.
Palmerston Shopping Centre 10 Temple Terrace PALMERSTON CITY NT 0830 Closed.
IGA Tennant Creek 48 Paterson Street TENNANT CREEK NT 0860 Closed.
Gateway Shopping Centre 1 Roystonea Avenue YARRAWONGA (Palmerston) NT 0830 Closed.


Address Dates and Opening hours
Stockland Townsville 310 Ross River Road AITKENVALE QLD 4814 Closed.
ABS Brisbane Office 295 Ann Street BRISBANE CITY QLD 4000 Closed.
Orchid Plaza Shopping Centre, 58 Lake Street CAIRNS CITY QLD 4870 Closed.
The Esplanade Meeting Room 51 Esplanade CAIRNS CITY QLD 4870 Closed.
Cooktown PCYC 3 May Street COOKTOWN QLD 4895 Closed.
Council Office Rooms 10 Furneaux Street COOKTOWN QLD 4895 Closed.
Mount Isa Village Shopping Centre Atherton St MOUNT ISA CITY QLD 4825 Closed.
Normanton Shire Hall Meeting Room Corner Brown & Landsborough Streets NORMANTON QLD 4890 Closed.
Tourist Information Centre 19 Marian Street THE GAP (MOUNT ISA) QLD 4825 Closed.
The Mayoral Reception Room 103 Walker Street TOWNSVILLE CITY QLD 4810 Closed.

South Australia

Address Dates and Opening hours
ABS Adelaide Office Level 9, ANZ House 11 Waymouth Street ADELAIDE SA 5000 Closed.
Foodland 48 Poynton Street CEDUNA SA 5690 Closed.
IGA, Coober Pedy 28 Hutchison Street COOBER PEDY SA 5723 Closed.
Wharflands Plaza Tassie Street PORT AUGUSTA SA 5700 Closed.


Address Dates and Opening hours
ABS Hobart Office 200 Collins Street HOBART TAS 7000 Closed.


Address Dates and Opening hours
ABS Melbourne Office Level 3, 818 Bourke Street DOCKLANDS VIC 3008


ABS Geelong Office Level 2, 12 Gheringhap Street GEELONG VIC 3220 Closed.

Western Australia

Address Dates and Opening hours
Burt Street Community Hub 106A Burt Street BOULDER WA 6432 Closed.
Broome Community Resource Centre 40 Dampier Terrace BROOME WA 6725 Closed.
Paspaley Plaza 15-17 Carnarvon Street BROOME WA 6725 Closed.
Carnarvon Lotteries House Inc 1 Camel Lane CARNARVON WA 6701 Closed.
Spinifex Hotel 6 Clarendon Street DERBY WA 6728 Closed.
Fitzroy Crossing Visitor Centre/Shire Offices Corner Forest Road & Flynn Drive FITZROY CROSSING WA 6765 Closed.
Northgate Shopping Centre 110 Chapman Road GERALDTON WA 6530 Closed.
Ocean Centre Hotel Corner Foreshore Drive & Cathedral Avenue GERALDTON WA 6530 Closed.
Civic Hall Egan Street HALLS CREEK WA 6770 Closed.
Kalgoorlie Central Cnr Brookman and Lane Streets KALGOORLIE WA 6430 Closed.
Kununurra Shopping Centre Konkerberry Drive KUNUNURRA WA 6743 Closed.
ABS Perth Office Level 1, The Durack Centre 263 Adelaide Terrace PERTH WA 6000 Closed.
Port Hedland Boulevard 150 Anderson Street PORT HEDLAND WA 6721 Closed.
South Hedland Square Shopping Centre, 9-31 Throssel Road, SOUTH HEDLAND WA 6722 Closed.
Karratha Leisureplex Opposite Broadhurst Road, Dampier Highway STOVE HILL (KARRATHA) WA 6714 Closed.


Department of Human Services Points

If you were in a remote location, you could contact the ABS at more than 600 Department of Human Services (DHS) agents, access points and remote service centres across Australia.

Requests for replacement materials closed on 20 October 2017.

In these locations, if you had a Secure Access Code from the ABS you could participate in the survey by:

  • Using telephones to call the survey Information Line, and/or
  • Using self-service computers with the internet to access the ABS website.

Details of DHS service points are available at findus.humanservices.gov.au

Remote Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Visits

The ABS visited about 200 remote locations to support areas with less regular or accessible postal delivery. These visits were planned in consultation with local communities to ensure cultural sensitivities are observed. Visit dates were subject to change.

The ABS visited the following communities from 25 to 29 September.

Community Address State
Acacia (Acacia Hills) Acacia (Acacia Hills) MANTON NT 0837 NT
Ali Curung Ali Curung ALI CURUNG NT 0872 NT
Alpurrurulam Alpurrurulam ALPURRURULAM NT 4825 NT
Bagot Bagot LUDMILLA NT 0820 NT
Belyuen Belyuen BELYUEN NT 0822 NT
Bilgungurr Bilgungurr DJUGUN WA 6725 WA
Dajarra Dajarra DAJARRA QLD 4825 QLD
Dodnun Dodnun GIBB WA 6743 WA
Doomadgee Doomadgee DOOMADGEE QLD 4830 QLD
Gibb River (Ngallagunda) Gibb River (Ngallagunda) GIBB WA 6743 WA
Goolarabooloo Goolarabooloo WATERBANK WA 6725 WA
Gunbalanya Gunbalanya GUNBALANYA NT 0822 NT
Hope Vale Hope Vale HOPE VALE QLD QLD
Hopetoun Hopetoun HOPETOUN WA 6348 WA
Imangara Imangara DAVENPORT NT 0872 NT
Imintji Imintji KING LEOPOLD RANGES WA 6728 WA
Irrunytju Irrunytju NGAANYATJARRA-GILES WA 0872 WA
Jameson (Mantamaru) Jameson (Mantamaru) NGAANYATJARRA-GILES WA 0872 WA
Jarlmadangah Burru (Jarlmadangah) Jarlmadangah Burru (Jarlmadangah) CAMBALLIN WA 6728 WA
Kalumburu Kalumburu KALUMBURU WA 6740 WA
Kupungarri Kupungarri KING LEOPOLD RANGES WA 6728 WA
Kybrook Farm Kybrook Farm PINE CREEK NT 0847 NT
Looma Looma CAMBALLIN WA 6728 WA
Mallingbar Mallingbar BROOME WA 6725 WA
Manabadurma Manabadurma JABIRU NT 0886 NT
Milikapiti Milikapiti MILIKAPITI NT 0822 NT
Mornington Island Mornington Island WELLESLEY ISLANDS QLD 4892 QLD
Morrell Park Morrell Park ROEBUCK WA 6725 WA
Mowanjum Mowanjum DERBY WA 6728 WA
Mudginberri Mudginberri KAKADU NT 0822 NT
Mutitjulu Mutitjulu MUTITJULU NT 0872 NT
Nillir Irbanjin (One Mile) Nillir Irbanjin (One Mile) DJUGUN WA 6725 WA
Palm Island Palm Island PALM ISLAND QLD QLD
Pandanus Park Pandanus Park WILLARE WA 6728 WA
Papulankutja Papulankutja NGAANYATJARRA-GILES WA 0872 WA
Pine Creek Compound Pine Creek Compound PINE CREEK NT 0847 NT
Ramingining Ramingining RAMINGINING NT 0822 NT
Urandangi / Marmanya Urandangi / Marmanya PITURIE QLD 4825 QLD
Warakurna Warakurna NGAANYATJARRA-GILES WA 0872 WA
Warburton (Milyirrtjarra) Warburton (Milyirrtjarra) WARBURTON WA 6431 WA
Wujal Wujal Wujal Wujal WUJAL WUJAL QLD 4895 QLD
Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu) Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu) WURRUMIYANGA NT 0822 NT
Yarrabah Yarrabah YARRABAH QLD 4871 QLD

The ABS visited the following communities from 2 to 6 October.

Community Address State
Alyangula Alyangula ALYANGULA NT 0885 NT
Amoonguna Amoonguna AMOONGUNA NT 0873 NT
Angurugu Angurugu ANGURUGU NT 0822 NT
Aputula (Finke) Aputula (Finke) FINKE NT 0872 NT
Arkai (Kubin) - Moa Island Arkai (Kubin) - Moa Island MOA ISLAND QLD 4875 QLD
Badu (Mulgrave) Island Badu (Mulgrave) Island BADU ISLAND QLD 4875 QLD
Bamaga Bamaga BAMAGA QLD 4876 QLD
Beagle Bay Beagle Bay DAMPIER PENINSULA WA 6725 WA
Borroloola Borroloola BORROLOOLA NT 0854 NT
Cosmo Newberry Cosmo Newberry COSMO NEWBERY WA 6440 WA
Daguragu Daguragu DAGURAGU NT 0852 NT
Djarindjin Djarindjin DAMPIER PENINSULA WA 6725 WA
Iama (Yam) Island Iama (Yam) Island IAMA ISLAND QLD 4875 QLD
Injinoo Injinoo INJINOO QLD 4876 QLD
Jilkminggan Jilkminggan JILKMINGGAN NT 0852 NT
Kalkarindji Kalkarindji KALKARINDJI NT 0852 NT
Koonibba Koonibba KOONIBBA SA 5690 SA
Laverton Laverton LAVERTON WA 6440 WA
Lombadina Lombadina DAMPIER PENINSULA WA 6725 WA
Maningrida Maningrida MANINGRIDA NT 0822 NT
Mapoon Mapoon MAPOON QLD 4874 QLD
Marble Bar Marble Bar MARBLE BAR WA 6760 WA
Mardiwah Loop Mardiwah Loop HALLS CREEK WA 6770 WA
Milyakburra Milyakburra MILYAKBURRA NT 0822 NT
Mimili Mimili MIMILI SA 0872 SA
Minjilang Minjilang MINJILANG NT 0822 NT
Minyerri Minyerri MINIYERI NT 0852 NT
Mirima Mirima KUNUNURRA WA 6743 WA
Mount Margaret (Amos) Mount Margaret (Amos) LAVERTON WA 6440 WA
Napranum Napranum MISSION RIVER QLD 4874 QLD
Nauiyu Nauiyu NAUIYU NT 0822 NT
New Mapoon New Mapoon NEW MAPOON QLD 4876 QLD
Ngukurr Ngukurr NGUKURR NT 0852 NT
Nicholson Town Camps Nicholson Town Camps HALLS CREEK WA 6770 WA
Numbulwar Numbulwar NUMBULWAR NT 0822 NT
One Arm Point One Arm Point DAMPIER PENINSULA WA 6725 WA
Palumpa Palumpa NGANMARRIYANGA NT 0822 NT
Peppimenarti Peppimenarti PEPPIMENARTI NT 0822 NT
Pirlangimpi Pirlangimpi PIRLANGIMPI NT 0822 NT
Seisia Seisia SEISIA QLD 4876 QLD
Strelley Strelley STRELLEY WA 6721 WA
Titjikala Titjikala TITJIKALA NT 0872 NT
Tjuntjuntjara Tjuntjuntjara PLUMRIDGE LAKES WA 6431 WA
Tjuwanpa Tjuwanpa SADADEEN NT 0870 NT
Umagico Umagico UMAGICO QLD 4876 QLD
Umbakumba Umbakumba UMBAKUMBA NT 0822 NT
Umuwa Umuwa UMUWA SA 0872 SA
Wadeye Wadeye WADEYE NT 0822 NT
Wallace Rockhole Wallace Rockhole WALLACE ROCKHOLE NT 0872 NT
Wallaga Lake Wallaga Lake AKOLELE NSW 2546 NSW
Warralong Warralong MARBLE BAR WA 6760 WA
Warruwi Warruwi WARRUWI NT 0822 NT
Willowra Willowra WILLOWRA NT 0872 NT
Wreck Bay Wreck Bay JERVIS BAY OT 2540 OT
Wug (St Pauls) Moa Island Wug (St Pauls) Moa Island MOA ISLAND QLD 4875 QLD
Wutunugurra Wutunugurra WUTUNUGURRA NT 0872 NT
Yalata Yalata YALATA SA 5690 SA

The ABS visited the following communities from 9 to 13 October.

Community Address State
Akngwertnarre Akngwertnarre ARALUEN NT 0870 NT
Amengernterneah Amengernterneah SANDOVER NT 0872 NT
Ampilatwatja Ampilatwatja AMPILATWATJA NT 0872 NT
Anthepe Anthepe ARUMBERA NT 0873 NT
Areyonga Areyonga AREYONGA NT 0872 NT
Arlparra Arlparra SANDOVER NT 0872 NT
Aurukun Aurukun AURUKUN QLD 4892 QLD
Balgo Balgo TANAMI WA 6770 WA
Batchelor Batchelor BATCHELOR NT 0845 NT
Bayulu Bayulu ST GEORGE RANGES WA 6728 WA
Beswick Beswick BESWICK NT 0852 NT
Bulman Weemol Bulman Weemol BULMAN WEEMOL NT 0852 NT
Cherbourg Cherbourg CHERBOURG QLD 4605 QLD
Copley Copley COPLEY SA 5732 SA
Engawala Engawala ENGAWALA NT 0872 NT
Galiwinku Galiwinku GALIWINKU NT 0822 NT
Gapuwiyak Gapuwiyak GAPUWIYAK NT 0880 NT
Horn Island Horn Island HORN QLD 4875 QLD
Ilparpa Ilparpa ILPARPA NT 0873 NT
Ilperle-Tyathe Ilperle-Tyathe BRAITLING NT 0870 NT
Ilyiperenye Ilyiperenye KILGARIFF NT 0873 NT
Junjuwa Junjuwa FITZROY CROSSING WA 6765 WA
Kowanyama Kowanyama KOWANYAMA QLD 4892 QLD
Kunawarritji Kunawarritji GIBSON DESERT NORTH WA 0872 WA
Kurnangki Kurnangki FITZROY CROSSING WA 6765 WA
Manyallaluk Manyallaluk NITMILUK NT 0852 NT
Mindi Rardi Mindi Rardi FITZROY CROSSING WA 6765 WA
Mindibungu Mindibungu STURT CREEK WA 6770 WA
Mount Nancy Mount Nancy STUART NT 0870 NT
Mulan Mulan STURT CREEK WA 6770 WA
Muludja Muludja ST GEORGE RANGES WA 6728 WA
Nepabunna Nepabunna NEPABUNNA SA 5732 SA
Ngalingkadji Ngalingkadji ST GEORGE RANGES WA 6728 WA
Ntaria (Hermannsburg) Ntaria (Hermannsburg) HERMANNSBURG NT 0872 NT
Nturiya Nturiya ANMATJERE NT 0872 NT
Paraburdoo Paraburdoo PARABURDOO WA 6754 WA
Pigeon Hole Pigeon Hole PIGEON HOLE NT 0852 NT
Pormpuraaw Pormpuraaw PORMPURAAW QLD 4892 QLD
Port Kennedy (Thursday Island) Port Kennedy (Thursday Island) THURSDAY ISLAND QLD 4875 QLD
Saibai Island Saibai Island SAIBAI ISLAND QLD 4875 QLD
Santa Teresa Santa Teresa SANTA TERESA NT 0872 NT
Ti Tree Ti Tree ANMATJERE NT 0872 NT
Tom Price Tom Price TOM PRICE WA 6751 WA
TRAWQ (Thursday Island) TRAWQ (Thursday Island) THURSDAY ISLAND QLD 4875 QLD
Twertentye Twertentye HART NT 0872 NT
Wakathuni Wakathuni ROCKLEA WA 6751 WA
Wangkatjungka Wangkatjungka ST GEORGE RANGES WA 6728 WA
Yakanarra Yakanarra ST GEORGE RANGES WA 6728 WA
Yarralin Yarralin YARRALIN NT 0852 NT
Yuendumu Yuendumu YUENDUMU NT 0872 NT
Yungngora Yungngora MOUNT HARDMAN WA 6765 WA

The ABS visited the following communities from 16 to 20 October.

Community Address State
Amanbidji Amanbidji BAINES NT 0852 NT
Batchelor Batchelor BATCHELOR NT 0845 NT
Bidyadanga Bidyadanga LAGRANGE WA 6725 WA
Bulla Bulla BAINES NT 0852 NT
Canteen Creek Canteen Creek CANTEEN CREEK NT 0872 NT
Coen Coen COEN QLD 4892 QLD
Daguragu Daguragu DAGURAGU NT 0852 NT
Gilwi Gilwi GREGORY NT 0852 NT
Gunyangara Gunyangara GUNYANGARA NT 0880 NT
Iama (Yam) Island Iama (Yam) Island IAMA ISLAND QLD 4875 QLD
Kalkarindji Kalkarindji KALKARINDJI NT 0852 NT
Lajamanu Lajamanu LAJAMANU NT 0852 NT
Laura Laura LAURA QLD 4892 QLD
Lockhart River Lockhart River LOCKHART RIVER QLD 4892 QLD
Masig (Yorke) Island Masig (Yorke) Island MASIG ISLAND QLD 4875 QLD
Menngen Menngen BRADSHAW NT 0852 NT
Mer (Murray) Island Mer (Murray) Island MER ISLAND QLD 4875 QLD
Milingimbi Milingimbi MILINGIMBI NT 0822 NT
Mount Liebig Mount Liebig MOUNT LIEBIG NT 0872 NT
Mungullah Mungullah GREYS PLAIN WA 6701 WA
Nhulunbuy Nhulunbuy EAST ARNHEM NT 0822 NT
Ningaloo Ningaloo NINGALOO WA 6701 WA
Ntaria (Hermannsburg) Ntaria (Hermannsburg) HERMANNSBURG NT 0872 NT
Old Timers Transient camp Old Timers Transient camp KILGARIFF NT 0873 NT
Papunya Papunya PAPUNYA NT 0872 NT
Parnngurr Parnngurr TELFER WA 6762 WA
Walhallow Reserve Caroona Mission Walhallow Reserve Caroona Mission CAROONA NSW 2343 NSW
Woorabinda Woorabinda WOORABINDA QLD 4713 QLD
Yirrkala Yirrkala YIRRKALA NT 0880 NT

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