Step 3. Comments on suggestions – WA federal redistribution

Updated: 9 November 2020

Members of the public were invited to submit written comments on the suggestions relating to the redistribution.

Guidelines were available to help those making comments who were recommended to look at:

Comments on suggestions may concern one or more electoral divisions and may be about:

  • one or more suggestions,
  • which electoral division to abolish,
  • names of electoral divisions,
  • boundaries of electoral divisions, or
  • the names and boundaries of electoral divisions.

In developing comments on suggestions about the names of a federal electoral division, members of the public were advised it may be helpful to consider:

In developing a comment on suggestions about the boundaries of a federal electoral division, members of the public were advised it may be helpful to consider:

Comments on suggestions

The 17 comments on suggestions received by the WA Redistribution Committee are provided below.

No Submitted by Topics referred to Divisions referred to Suggestions referred to
CS1 Derek Rea Division boundaries Cowan and Pearce  
CS2 Kirstie Ferguson Division boundaries Cowan, Hasluck and Pearce  
CS3 Shane Gourlay Division boundaries Cowan  
CS4 Kathy Collis Division boundaries Cowan and Pearce  
CS5 Shire of Murray Division boundaries Brand, Burt, Canning, Forrest and Fremantle S19 and S23
CS6

Martin Gordon

*Attachment to suggestion

Division names and division boundaries All Western Australian electoral divisions S10, S15, S17, S18, S20, S24 and S26
CS7 Dennis Ryle Division boundaries Cowan S23
CS8 Westnam Soccer Club Division boundaries Cowan and Stirling  
CS9 12 Buckets Division boundaries Cowan and Stirling  
CS10 Olympic Kingsway Sports Club Division boundaries Cowan and Stirling  
CS11 Darren McSweeney Division names and division boundaries Burt, Canning, Cowan, Curtin, Durack, Fremantle, Forrest, Hasluck, Moore, O'Connor, Pearce, Perth, Stirling, Swan and Tangney S1, S8, S7, S9, S10, S11, S12, S15, S16, S17, S18, S20, S21, S23, S24, S26 and S27
CS12 Faz Pollard Division boundaries  
CS13 Gordon Evans Division boundaries Cowan  
CS14 Liberal Party of Australia (Western Australia Division) Division names and division boundaries Brand, Burt, Canning, Cowan, Curtin, Durack, Forrest, Fremantle, Hasluck, O'Connor, Pearce, Perth, Stirling, Swan and Tangney S1, S2, S7, S8, S10, S15, S17, S18, S19, S20, S21, S23, S24, S25, S26 and S27
CS15 WA Labor Division names and division boundaries All Western Australian electoral divisions S10, S15, S17, S20, S22, S23, S24, S25, S26 and S27
CS16 City of Wanneroo Division boundaries Cowan, Moore and Pearce  
CS17 The Nationals WA Division boundaries Canning, Durack, Forrest, Hasluck, O'Connor and Pearce S10, S15, S17, S20, S23, S24, S26 and S27

The views expressed in the material reproduced above are those of the individuals or organisations who lodged the comment on suggestions, not the WA Redistribution Committee or the AEC.

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