2008 Torres Strait Regional Authority election

Updated: 20 June 2012

Election of Members for Port Kennedy, Horn Island/Prince of Wales Islands, TRAWQ Wards

Saturday 17 May 2008

The Torres Strait Regional Authority election for the wards of Port Kennedy; Horn/Prince of Wales Islands and TRAWQ (Tamwoy, Rosehill, Aplin, Waiben and Quarantine) was held on Saturday 17 May 2008.

Candidates

The successful candidates for each ward are:

Port Kennedy ward: Phillip John MILLS

Horn/Prince of Wales Islands ward: Napcia BIN TAHAL

TRAWQ ward: John Stephen ABEDNEGO

Election Timetable
Day Date Activity
Thursday 14 February 2008 Gazettal of Minister's Notice Fixing Polling Day
Tuesday 18 March 2008
(60 days before polling day)
Nominations Open
Wednesday 16 April 2008
(31 days before fixed polling date)
Close of Nominations (5pm)
Wednesday 16 April 2008 Final Date for Receipt of Candidate Photographs (5pm)
Thursday 17 April 2008
(within 24 hours after close of nominations)
Declaration of Nominations
Monday 21 April 2008 Pre-Poll Voting Commences
Friday 2 May 2008
(15th day before polling day)
Close of Rolls (5pm)
Monday 5 May 2008
(12 days before polling day)
Earliest Date for Remote Mobile Polling
Monday 12 May 2008
(5 days before polling day)
Earliest Date for Hospital Mobile Polling
Monday 12 May 2008
(last Monday before poll)
Earliest Date to Commence Preliminary Scrutiny
Thursday 15 May 2008 Latest Date for Receipt of Postal Vote Applications
Saturday 17 May 2008 Polling Day
Friday 30 May 2008
(13 days after polling day)
Final Date for Commencement of Further Scrutiny
Friday 30 May 2008 Final Date for Completion of Distribution of Preferences (estimate only)
Friday 6 June 2008 Final Date for Declaration of the Poll (estimate only)