The Acting Electoral Commissioner has announced the Australian Electoral Commission will soon direct the commencement of federal redistribution processes in Western Australia, New South Wales and the ACT.
A redistribution is a redrawing of electoral boundaries to ensure, as near as practicable:
A redistribution is required when:
The last entitlement determination was made on 13 November 2014. A total of 150 seats will be contested at the next federal election for the House of Representatives in accordance with the following table.
|New South Wales||47|
|Australian Capital Territory||2|