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Possible electoral redistributions during the 41st Parliament: an update
With the release of the March quarter 2005 population estimates by the Australian Statistician on Thursday 22 September 2005, the Australian Electoral Commissioner now has the information needed to determine the representation entitlements for the states and territories. Gerard Newman and Stephen Barber look at...
House of Representatives by-elections 1901-2005
In this revised research brief, Gerard Newman discusses the 141 by-elections for the House of Representatives since Federation, including the most recent for the New South Wales division of Werriwa. Appendices give a full set of by-election figures.
House of Representatives by-elections 1901–2008
This paper details House of Representatives by-elections held from 14 September 1901 (Darling Downs) to 6 September 2008 (Lyne and Mayo), a period during which there were 144 by-elections, an average of 3.5 per parliament.
Electoral matrix: 2004 federal election
The well-known electoral pendulum lists seats according to the swing needed for each seat to change hands on either sides of the pendulum. Unfortunately, electoral swings are not necessarily uniform across seats and the pendulum is not a necessarily reliable predictor of election outcomes in...
Defence employment by Commonwealth electoral division
This Research Note uses data from the 2001 Census to rank each electoral division on the number of persons employed in defence.
Federal election results 1949-2004
During the period 1949 to 2004, there have been 23 general elections for the House of Representatives and 22 Senate elections. Gerard Newman provides a summary of each election, together with tables summarising the results in each state and territory. A brief commentary on each...
Socio-economic indexes for electoral divisions: 2001 Census
The Census collects data on a broad range of social and economic aspects of the Australian population. This Current Issues Brief provides data on four summary indexes derived from the 2001 Census of Population and Housing.
Commonwealth Election 2001
The Commonwealth election of 2001 was one of the most remarkable of Australian elections. A Government, seemingly on the ropes just months from polling day, is comfortably re-elected. Unusually, major factors in its victory are immigration and international terrorism issues. Soon after the election the...
Federal election results 1949-2001
The Liberal National Party Coalition Government was returned with an increased majority at the 2001 election. The two per cent swing to the Government in two-party preferred terms was the largest swing to an incumbent government since 1966 and was only the fifth time that...
Possible electoral redistributions during the 41st parliament
Based on a continuation of current population growth patterns and the current parliament serving its full term, redistributions will be held in the ACT and are likely to be held in New South Wales and Queensland during the life of the Parliament. Gerard Newman discusses...