Step 2. Invitation for suggestions – ACT federal redistribution

Updated: 24 October 2017

Members of the public were invited to submit written suggestions relating to the redistribution between Wednesday 25 October 2017 and Friday 24 November 2017.  Guidelines were available to help with your submission. Those making suggestions were recommended to look at:

Suggestions may concern one or more federal electoral divisions and may be about:

  • names of federal electoral divisions,
  • boundaries of federal electoral divisions, or
  • the names and boundaries of federal electoral divisions.

In developing a suggestion about the names of federal electoral divisions, members of the public were advised it may be helpful to consider:

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

The 16 suggestions received by the ACT Redistribution Committee are provided below

No. Submitted by Topics referred to Divisions referred to
S1 Martin Gordon Division names and division boundaries Canberra, Fenner and new division
S2 Simon France Other
S3 Rohan Goyne Division names and division boundaries The new division
S4 Ronald Sait Division names The new division
S5 Jeff Waddell Division names and division boundaries Canberra, Fenner, and the new division
S6 Dr Michael Hedger Division names The new division
S7 Stephen Wilks Division names The new division
S8 ACT Labor Division names and division boundaries Canberra, Fenner, and the new division
S9 David Walsh Division names and division boundaries Canberra, Fenner, and the new division
S10 Paul Meyer Division names The new division
S11 Dr Mark Mulcair Division names and division boundaries Canberra, Fenner, and the new division
S12 Josh Wyndham-Kidd Division names and boundaries Canberra, Fenner and the new division
S13 Brian Cox Division names The new division
S14 Kim Fischer and Stephen Bounds Division boundaries Canberra, Fenner and the new division
S15 Darren McSweeney Division names and boundaries Canberra, Fenner and the new division
S16 Canberra Liberals Division names and boundaries Canberra, Fenner and the new division

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

The following suggestions were identified as submitted by individuals who were not residents of the ACT at the time of lodgment:

  • S5 – Jeff Waddell
  • S6 – Dr Michael Hedger
  • S9 – David Walsh
  • S11 – Dr Mark Mulcair
  • S15 – Darren McSweeney
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