Events for July
M T W T F S S
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
Add your event FREE

Today


Videos


Polls


Accomodations in Austria


Cosmo and Nanu

Last preparations for the Vienna referendum

In the next few days, 1,5 million people will receive ballot papers for the upcoming referendum in Vienna. It will take place from 7-9 March but it is possible to vote earlier by post.

The ballot paper includes a survey, a sheet with information and a stamped envelope. It is necessary to send those items them back to the voting authorities by 18 March (14.00).

The four questions regard parking stickers, the Olympics, privatisation and alternative energy projects. They have to be answered until 9 March (18.00) latest, which will be the official end of the voting.

Those who prefer to vote personally will be able to do that in one of the 52 offices in schools, retirement homes or in public places. It is necessary to bring an ID.

If the documents are not delivered by post, it is possible to ask for a duplicate copy at the magistrate.

The government coalition of Social Democrats and the Green Party in Vienna called for a referendum. Campaigns have started some time ago.

People who were born before 9 March 1997 (and are thus 16-years old) have a right to vote in the referendum.

Vienna Times






Tag cloud:
thus  referendum  answered  retirement  government  Vienna  Democrats  Campaigns  voting  papers  vote  magistrate  Social  official  coalition  personally  offices  duplicate  schools  ballot


Latest News

 

Beekeeping is booming in Vienna
People living in Vienna have got a new hobby - beekeeping.

Queen of Englands favourite horses used as lawnmowers in Vienna
Horses from the famous Spanish Riding School are being used to help keep the grass down in city parks in Vienna.

Get an early start on the American Independence Day celebrations at Eton Institute
Get an early start on the American Independence Day celebrations at Eton Institute

Penguin Babies Earn Their Feathers At Zoo
These feathered friends are the latest additions to the penguin enclosure at Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo.

Sex On The Underground Station Filmed By Passenger
The fact that there were CCTV cameras in place or the fact that a train packed with passengers had pulled into the station didn't seem to bother this couple caught having sex in public at an underground train station in the Austrian capital Vienna.

Jobless Footballers Join Dole Rangers To Showcase Their Talent
Austria's job centres are entering the big league - by creating a football team to allow jobless footballers to showcase their talent and get work.

Eton Institute Vienna launches Summer Campaign with huge Online Sale
Eton Institute Vienna launches Summer Campaign with huge Online Sale Vienna language institute offers one-day occasion to boost personal and professional skills

Strongman pulls worlds largest twinjet plane out of hanger
A strong man known as the "Austrian Rock" has notched up his 16th endurance world record, this time by pulling a Boeing 777 plane from its hangar at the Vienna International Airport in Schwechat.

Museum of Applied Arts celebrates 150 years
The Museum of Applied Arts (MAK) is celebrating its 150th anniversary with three special exhibitions.

Erdogan tells Turks not to assimilate into Austria
Turkey's Prime Minister has been accused of creating unrest by Austrian politicians after he called on Turks in Austria to reject 'assimilation'.

 


Rieders Digests


The most popular stories –
last 7 days