NT redistribution indicative timetable

Updated: 7 December 2016

The Northern Territory redistribution indicative timetable has been designed to allow for the Territory election in August 2016.

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Step 1 – commencement

Current enrolment quota

15 October 2015
2

Step 2 – public suggestions

Call for public suggestions on the redistribution

3 February 2016

Public suggestions period closes

6pm 4 March 2016 (ACST)
3

Step 3 – comments on public suggestions

Call for comments on the public suggestions

7 March 2016

Comments on suggestions period closes

6pm 18 March 2016 (ACST)

Redistribution committee convenes to consider proposed boundaries

2nd and 3rd quarter 2016
4

Step 4 – objections to the redistribution proposal

Proposed Redistribution Report released

Friday 9 September 2016

Call for objections to the redistribution proposal

Friday 9 September 2016

Objections period closes

Friday 7 October 2016
5

Step 5 – comments on objections

Call for comments on objections

Monday 10 October 2016

Comments on objections period closes

Friday 21 October 2016

Augmented Electoral Commission holds an inquiry into objections

22 November 2016
6

Step 6 – announcement of final boundaries

Augmented Electoral Commission meets to determine final boundaries

November 2016

Augmented Electoral Commission announces boundaries

7 December 2016

Further objection period (if required)

not required
7

Step 7 – final determination

Augmented Electoral Commission makes final determination

7 February 2017

Redistribution report is tabled in Parliament

after determination

Redistribution report publicly available

after tabling