Redistribution timetable

Updated: 12 January 2017

Indicative timetables are available for redistributions currently underway in the NT, Tasmania and Queensland.

Redistribution timetable
Event Timeframe
Electoral Commission directs commencement of redistribution by way of Notice in the Government Notices Gazette. Electoral Commissioner determines quota As soon as practicable
Appointment of Redistribution Committee
The Electoral Commissioner invites written suggestions from the public As soon as practicable but notice must be published on a Wednesday in the Government Gazette
Closing date for suggestions 6pm on the 5th Friday after Gazette notice published
Suggestions available for public comments From 5th Monday after Gazette notice published
Closing date for written comments on suggestions 6pm on 7th Friday after notice published
Redistribution Committee considers suggestions and comments and develops a set of boundary proposals No time specified
Redistribution Committee publishes and exhibits maps showing proposed boundaries and names and reasons for proposal. Public objections invited Published in the Gazette on a Friday
Closing date for written objections 6pm on the 4th Friday after publication of proposed redistribution
Objections available for public comments on objections From 5th Monday after publication of proposed redistribution
Closing date for written comments on objections 6pm on 6th Friday after publication of proposed redistribution
Augmented Electoral Commission considers objections 60 days from closing date for written comments on objections
Final determination As soon as practicable