Steps in the redistribution
An inquiry is being held into objections to the proposed redistribution of electoral divisions in Tasmania, as outlined in a report published by the Redistribution Committee for Tasmania on 5 May 2017.
At an inquiry, individuals or organisations may address the augmented Electoral Commission for Tasmania on any matter raised in an objection to the proposed redistribution of Tasmania or in a comment on these objections.
Matters raised in objections and comments on objections include the:
Topics raised in objections and comments on objections that are not discussed at the inquiry will be considered by the augmented Electoral Commission for Tasmania as part of its deliberations.
Details of the inquiry to be convened by the augmented Electoral Commission for Tasmania are:
Inquiry 1: Launceston
Date: Monday 10 July 2017
Starting time: 11am
Address: Balmoral on York, 19 York Street, Launceston
Inquiry 2: Hobart
Date: Tuesday 11 July 2017
Starting time: 9am
Address: The Old Woolstore, 1 Macquarie Street, Hobart
The inquiry will follow a schedule whereby no booking times are made and once a participant is finished the next will be called to address the augmented Electoral Commission for Tasmania. It is therefore requested that participants, where possible, are seated 15 minutes prior to the starting time.
It is strongly recommended those wishing to appear make an appointment with the Tasmanian Redistribution Secretariat by 2pm (AEST) Friday 7 July 2017. The Tasmanian Redistribution Secretariat can be contacted by: