Victorian redistribution indicative timetable

Updated: 26 July 2021

The information provided here is for the redistribution of federal electoral divisions in Victoria. Information about the 2020-21 redivision of Victoria’s state electoral boundaries is available.

This is an indicative timetable and is subject to change.  Dates will be updated as the redistribution progresses.

1

Step 1 – commencement

Direction to commence redistribution

15 July 2020
2

Step 2 – public suggestions

Call for suggestions to the redistribution

Wednesday 16 September 2020

Suggestions period closes

6pm AEDT Friday 16 October 2020

Suggestions made available for viewing

Monday 19 October 2020
3

Step 3 – comments on suggestions

Comments on suggestions are able to be made

Monday 19 October 2020

Comments on suggestions period closes

6pm AEDT Friday 30 October 2020

Comments on suggestions available for viewing

November 2020

Redistribution Committee convenes to consider proposed electoral divisions

November 2020 to January 2021
4

Step 4 – objections to the proposed redistribution

Proposed redistribution report released

12 noon AEST Friday 19 March 2021

Call for objections to the proposed redistribution

Friday 19 March 2021

Objections period closes

6pm AEST Friday 16 April 2021

Objections available for viewing

Monday 19 April 2021
5

Step 5 – comments on objections

Comments on objections are able to be made

Monday 19 April 2021

Comments on objections period closes

6pm AEST Friday 30 April 2021

Comments on objections available for viewing

Monday 3 May 2021
5A

Step 5A – inquiry into objections

Augmented Electoral Commission holds an inquiry into objections

Monday 7 June 2021

Continued inquiry into objections

Friday 11 June 2021
6

Step 6 – announcement of final electoral divisions

Augmented Electoral Commission meets to determine electoral divisions

May and June 2021

Augmented Electoral Commission announces electoral divisions

Tuesday 29 June 2021

Further objection period (if required)

Not required
7

Step 7 – determination

Augmented Electoral Commission makes determination of electoral divisions

26 July 2021

Report is tabled in Parliament

After determination

Report is made publicly available

After tabling
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