Step 4. Proposed report and public objections - NT federal redistribution

Updated: 10 October 2016

Steps in the redistribution

The Redistribution Committee's proposed redistribution of federal electoral divisions in the Northern Territory was released on Friday 9 September 2016.

Members of the public were invited to submit written objections to the proposed redistribution between Friday 9 September and Friday 7 October 2016.

Report of the Northern Territory Redistribution Committee

This material can also be inspected at the AEC office at Level 7, TCG Centre, 80 Mitchell St, Darwin.

Guidance for those objecting to the proposed redistribution of the Northern Territory

Guidelines were available to help with your submission. Those making submissions were recommended to look at:

Objections may concern one or more proposed electoral divisions and may be about:

  • names of proposed electoral divisions,
  • boundaries of proposed electoral divisions, or
  • the names and boundaries of proposed electoral divisions.

In developing an objection about the names of proposed electoral divisions, members of the public were advised it may be helpful to consider:

In developing an objection about the boundaries of a proposed electoral division, members of the public were advised it may be helpful to consider:

The 4 objections received by the Electoral Commission are provided in full below.

Objections
No. Submitted by Topics referred to Divisions referred to
OB1Lorraine Gardner [PDF 194 KB]Division boundariesLingiari and Solomon
OB2Jeff Waddell [PDF 403 KB]Division boundariesLingiari and Solomon
OB3Darren McSweeney [PDF 401 KB]Division boundariesLingiari and Solomon
OB4Australian Labor Party NT Branch [PDF 1.1 MB]Division names and division boundariesLingiari and Solomon

The views expressed in the material reproduced above are those of the individuals or organisations who lodged the objection, not the Redistribution Committee or the AEC.