Step 6C - Inquiry into further objections

Updated: 28 June 2017

An inquiry was held on Monday 7 August 2017 into further objections to the proposed redistribution of electoral divisions in Tasmania, as outlined in the augmented Electoral Commission for Tasmania’s announcement on Thursday 20 July 2017.

At the inquiry, individuals or organisations were able to address the augmented Electoral Commission for Tasmania on any matter raised in a further objection.

Matters raised in further objections include the:

  • electoral division in which the following be located:
    • the Municipality of Dorset, the Municipality of Flinders, the Municipality of Meander Valley, and the Municipality of West Tamar
    • the areas of Hadspen, Prospect, Prospect Vale and Travellers Rest
  • boundaries between the proposed Divisions of Clark and Franklin
  • name of the proposed Division of Clark (currently known as the Division of Denison)
  • name of the proposed Division of Franklin.

Topics raised in further objections that were not discussed at the inquiry were considered by the augmented Electoral Commission for Tasmania as part of its deliberations.

Ten submissions were made at the inquiry into further objections held by the augmented Electoral Commission in Launceston on Monday 7 August 2017.

Written record of the augmented Electoral Commission’s inquiry into further objections held in Launceston on Monday 7 August 2017

Launceston inquiry into further objections
No. Participant
FI-L1 Martin Gill
FI-L2 Craig Perkins
FI-L3 John Beattie
FI-L4 Mayor Carol Cox
FI-L5 Tim Watson
FI-L6 Councillor Peter Carney
FI-L7 Bohdan Bilinsky AM
FI-L8 David Halse Rogers
FI-L9 Bob Holderness-Roddam
FI-L10 Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG