On 23 September 2009, the Cabinet Secretary and Special Minister of State, Senator the Hon Joe Ludwig, released the Electoral Reform Green Paper – Strengthening Australia’s Democracy for public comment. The paper, the second of two on electoral reform, covered a range of issues and options for strengthening the national electoral architecture and processes and intended to provide a basis for identifying possibilities for coordinated reform to Commonwealth, state and territory electoral systems.
The AEC provided the following submission.
Date: 27 November 2009
Title: Submission 58
Further detail on the public consultation is available from the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet consultation website.