There is still time to enrol to vote ahead of the upcoming Queensland State (24 March 2012) and Local Government elections (28 April). The deadline for enrolment for Local Government elections has been extended to Saturday 25 February 2012.
Enrolment and voting is compulsory for Federal, State and Local government elections for citizens over 18. You can enrol if you are 16 or over but you can’t vote until you turn 18.
Enrolment forms can be downloaded here: http://www.aec.gov.au/enrol/
FAQ answered here: http://www.ecq.qld.gov.au/QLD2012/State_Election.html#14