This chapter outlines the Redistribution Committee's proposed redistribution and the reasons for this proposal. Also included is the Redistribution Committee's approach to formulating the proposed boundaries and the names of electoral divisions.
|Electors remaining in their existing electoral division||259 398||96.21|
|Electors transferred to another electoral division||10 226||3.79|
|Current name of electoral division||Proposed new name|
Namadgi – is an established name in the south of Canberra from the former Division of Namadgi (1994–1997)
Whitlam – in honour of the late Prime Minister, the Hon. Edward Gough Whitlam AC QC (1916–2014) and his father Harry Frederick Whitlam (1884–1961)
Burley Griffin – in honour of Walter Burley Griffin (1876–1937) and Marion Mahony Griffin (1871–1961), the distinguished architects and designers of the city plan of Canberra
Molonglo – the river that forms much of the boundary between the existing Divisions of Canberra and Fraser
Ngunnawal – after the local indigenous inhabitants of the Canberra area
Canberra – A locality name derived from an Aboriginal word which is held to mean 'meeting place'
Overall – in honour of the late Sir John Wallace Overall (1913–2001)
|Proposed electoral division||Enrolment as at Monday 1 December 2014||Percentage variation from the current enrolment quota||Projected enrolment as at Sunday 28 July 2019||Percentage variation from the projected enrolment quota||Approximate area (sq. kms)|
|Canberra||138 233||2.54||146 643||1.52||1 967.24|
|Fenner||131 391||-2.54||142 251||-1.52||458.50|
|Total||269 624||288 894||2 425.74|