Google Now is reminding Aussies to enrol to vote

Peter Terlato 23 May 2016

Australia vote election

Have you enrolled?

Google Now, the personal assistant developed by Google, has decided the most important thing Australians need to know right now is the enrolment deadline for the upcoming federal election.

The top Google Now card users are seeing is a reminder from Google to enrol to vote by 8pm Monday 23 May 2016.

Google Now vote

Paired with the reminder is a link to the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website, where you're able to check your enrolment status, change personal details and enrol to vote if you haven't already.

Google Now is designed to answer questions, perform actions and make recommendations by predicting what users may want to know based on their search habits. It then serves this information up in an easily digestible format.

The more you use Google Now the more it learns about you. That way you're less likely to miss those important meetings or have to wait for the weekend's footy scores and last-minute birthday reminders.

Earlier this month Google launched Spaces, which is meant to make it easier to find and share information between groups.

Picture: Shutterstock

Save with these technology deals

Protect your internet with a VPN
Protect your internet with a VPN

Get the best deal on a VPN with our comparison tool.

More info...
Compare 360 cameras and save
Compare 360 cameras and save

Get the best deal on an immersive 360-degree camera

More info...
When will you get the NBN?
When will you get the NBN?

Find out when the NBN is coming to your area with our tracker.

More info...
Free streaming with Telstra
Free streaming with Telstra

Get a 3 month Netflix and Stan subscription free with Telstra.

More info...

Ask a Question

You are about to post a question on finder.com.au

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • finder.com.au is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked

Disclaimer: At finder.com.au we provide factual information and general advice. Before you make any decision about a product read the Product Disclosure Statement and consider your own circumstances to decide whether it is appropriate for you.
Rates and fees mentioned in comments are correct at the time of publication.
By submitting this question you agree to the finder.com.au privacy policy, receive follow up emails related to finder.com.au and to create a user account where further replies to your questions will be sent.

Ask a question
feedback