Step 5. Comments on objections - Tasmanian federal redistribution

Updated: 1 June 2017

Steps in the redistribution

The information provided here is for the redistribution of federal electoral divisions in Tasmania. Implementation of the redistribution of Tasmania's Legislative Council divisions is underway.

Members of the public were invited to submit written comments on the objections to the proposed redistribution between 5 June and 16 June 2017.

Guidance for those commenting on objections to the proposed redistribution of Tasmania

Guidelines were available to help with your submission. Those commenting on objections were recommended to look at:

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

  • one or more objections,
  • names of proposed electoral divisions,
  • boundaries of proposed electoral divisions, or
  • the names and boundaries of proposed electoral divisions.

In developing comments on objections, members of the public were advised it may be helpful to refer to the guidance provided at Step 4.

The 8 comments on objections received are provided in full below.

Comments on objections
No. Submitted by Topics referred to Divisions referred to Objections referred to in comment
COB1 Geoff Ellis [PDF 204 KB] Division name Denison
COB2 Bob Holderness-Roddam [PDF 55 KB] Division name Denison
  • OB1
  • OB2
  • OB3
  • OB4
  • OB6
  • OB7
  • OB9
  • OB11
COB3 Sarah Courtney MP [PDF 157 KB] Division boundaries Bass and Lyons
COB4 Hon Michael Ferguson MP [PDF 196 KB] Division boundaries Bass and Lyons
  • OB10
  • OB11
COB5 Senator David Bushby [PDF 159 KB] Division boundaries Bass and Lyons
  • OB10
  • OB11
COB6 Hon Peter Gutwein MP [PDF 2.8 MB] Division boundaries Bass and Lyons
  • OB10
  • OB11
COB7 John Beattie [PDF 92 KB] Division boundaries Bass and Lyons
  • OB1
  • OB2
  • OB3
  • OB8
  • OB10
COB8 Liberal Party of Australia, Tasmanian Branch [PDF 190 KB] Division boundaries Bass and Lyons
  • OB10
  • OB11

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