Electoral boundary redistributions

Report

13 Apr 2018
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This report outlines the proposed redistribution of South Australia’s federal electoral divisions and the Redistribution Committee’s reasons supporting the plan.

Guide

14 Nov 2017
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This guide focuses on federal electoral boundary redistributions and the process involved.

Blog post

31 Aug 2017
78

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has released information confirming South Australia will lose one electorate, and Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory will each gain one.

Report

5 May 2017
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In making its proposal, the Redistribution Committee was required to consider enrolment numbers, public suggestions and comments, communities of interest, communication and transport links, geographic or constructed features able to be used as electoral boundaries and the current federal electoral boundaries.

Report

25 Aug 2016
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Executive summary

• The periodic redrawing of electoral boundaries is required by law to maintain electoral divisions of roughly equal enrolment size within a state or territory. Redrawing of boundaries is known as a redistribution.

• There are three provisions which may trigger...

Commentary

17 Jun 2016
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The Northern Territory is but a petite player in federal politics. It has only two lower house MPs and two senators, the fewest of any of Australia’s jurisdictions.

But NT politics is never dull, with two headline-grabbing resignations during the federal campaign so far:...

Report

12 Sep 2007
20

Since the 2004 election there have been electoral boundary redistributions in the Australian Capital Territory (2005), New South Wales (2006) and Queensland (2006). The 2004 election results have been transposed onto the new boundaries and a revised electoral pendulum showing margins (swings) needed to lose...

Report

29 Mar 2004
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In this paper Andrew Kopras provides a concordance of postcodes to Commonwealth electoral divisions, based on the results ofthe 2001 Census. This is an update of Research Paper 12, 2000-01, and reflects changes to electoral boundaries brought about by recent electoral redistributions. The concordance will...

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