Steps in the redistribution
The information provided here is for the redistribution of federal electoral divisions in Tasmania. Implementation of the redistribution of Tasmania's Legislative Council divisions is underway.
The Redistribution Committee's proposed redistribution of federal electoral divisions in the Tasmanian was released on Friday 5 May 2017.
Members of the public were invited to submit written objections to the proposed redistribution between Friday 5 May 2017 and Friday 2 June 2017.
This material could also be inspected at the AEC offices in Tasmania.
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:
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 11 objections received by the Electoral Commission are provided in full below.
|No.||Submitted by||Topics referred to||Divisions referred to|
|OB1||Darren McSweeney [PDF 580 KB]||Division names and division boundaries||Bass, Braddon, Denison, Franklin, Lyons|
|OB2||Martin Gordon [PDF 391 KB]||Division names and division boundaries||Bass, Braddon, Denison, Franklin, Lyons|
|OB3||Jeff Waddell [PDF 249 KB]||Division boundaries||Bass, Braddon, Denison, Franklin, Lyons|
|OB4||Bob Holderness-Roddam [PDF 16.3 MB]||Division names||Denison|
|OB5||Alex Jago [PDF 105 KB]||Division boundaries||Bass|
|OB6||Margaret And Henry Reynolds [PDF 110 KB]||Division names||Denison|
|OB7||Peter Jones [PDF 93 KB]||Division names||Denison|
|OB8||John Beattie [PDF 102 KB]||Division boundaries||Bass and Lyons|
|OB9||Rodney Croome [PDF 99 KB]||Division names||Denison|
|OB10||Dorset Council [PDF 239 KB]||Division boundaries||Bass and Lyons|
|OB11||Australian Labor Party Tasmanian Branch [PDF 220 KB]||Division names and division boundaries||Bass, Braddon, Denison, Franklin, Lyons|
The views expressed in the material reproduced above are those of the individuals or organisations who lodged the comment, not the Redistribution Committee or the AEC.