The Redistribution Committee for Tasmania (the Redistribution Committee) has undertaken a proposed redistribution of Tasmania. In developing and considering the impacts of the redistribution proposal, the Redistribution Committee has satisfied itself that the proposed boundaries meet the requirements of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (the Electoral Act). The Redistribution Committee commends its redistribution proposal for Tasmania.
This report is prepared to fulfil the requirements of sections 66 and 67 of the Electoral Act.
Redistribution Committee for Tasmania, Hobart
Mr Michael Guidici
About this report
This report outlines the proposed redistribution of Tasmania’s federal electoral divisions and the Redistribution Committee’s reasons supporting this proposal.
The report consists of the following sections:
- Executive summary
- Chapter 1: Background and context
This chapter outlines the legislative requirements of the redistribution, ranging from the initial triggering of the process to the release of the proposed redistribution by the Redistribution Committee. The chapter explains how these requirements were met during the redistribution process, and also provides relevant information about Tasmania.
- Chapter 2: Proposed redistribution and reasons for proposal
This chapter outlines the Redistribution Committee’s proposed redistribution and the reasons for this proposal. Also included is the Redistribution Committee’s approach to formulating the proposed names and proposed boundaries of proposed electoral divisions.
- Chapter 3: What's next?
This chapter outlines the legislative requirements to be met following the release of the proposed redistribution, through to the final determination of the names and boundaries of electoral divisions in Tasmania.