Augmented Electoral Commission announces its redistribution proposal and invites objections

Updated: 21 October 2010
Objections to the augmented Electoral Commission's proposal must be lodged in writing with the Redistribution Secretariat for Victoria by 6pm Monday 1 November 2010.

The augmented Electoral Commission has considered the public objections to the proposed redistribution of Victoria which was released by the Redistribution Committee on 30 July 2010.

The augmented Electoral Commission's public announcement outlines its findings and conclusions.

In the opinion of the augmented Electoral Commission, its proposal is 'significantly different' to that of the Redistribution Committee. Therefore, members of the public are now invited to submit written objections to the augmented Electoral Commission's revised proposal.

Objections to the augmented Electoral Commission's proposal must be lodged in writing with the Redistribution Secretariat for Victoria by 6pm Monday 1 November 2010.

Objections received will be published on the AEC's website for public perusal on Tuesday 2 November 2010.

A public inquiry into the objections will be held in Melbourne on Monday 8 November 2010. Persons wishing to make an oral submission at the inquiry should contact the Redistribution Secretariat to schedule their attendance.

Contact details for the Redistribution Secretariat are as follows:

Email: vicredistribution@aec.gov.au
Phone: (03) 9285 7177
Fax: (03) 9285 7169

Australian Electoral Commission
Level 8, Casselden Place
2 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

GPO Box 9867
Melbourne Victoria 8060

Further information

Further information is available from the Redistribution Secretariat.

Variation report showing the number of electors in each division [XLS 29KB] as proposed by the augmented Electoral Commission.

Maps

Line maps showing changes proposed by the augmented Electoral Commission compared to the Redistribution Committee's proposal:

PDF maps illustrating changes proposed by the augmented Electoral Commission compared to the Redistribution Committee's proposal, by electoral division:

A: Aston

B: Ballarat | Batman | Bendigo | Bruce

C: Calwell | Casey | Chisholm | Corangamite | Corio

D: Deakin | Dunkley

F: Flinders

G: Gellibrand | Gippsland | Goldstein | Gorton

H: Higgins | Holt | Hotham

I: Indi | Isaacs

J: Jagajaga

K: Kooyong

L: La Trobe | Lalor

M: Mallee | Maribyrnong | McEwen | McMillan | Melbourne | Melbourne Ports | Menzies | Murray

S: Scullin

W: Wannon | Wills

GIS data

Note: Details of existing electoral boundaries compared to the Redistribution Committee's proposal are available in the Committee's report of 30 July 2010.

Maps of the existing divisional boundaries are available.