Step 4. Proposed report and objections to the proposed redistribution – Queensland federal redistribution

Updated: 23 October 2017

The Redistribution Committee’s proposed redistribution of federal electoral divisions in Queensland was released on Friday 29 September 2017.

Members of the public were invited to submit written objections to the proposed redistribution between Friday 29 September 2017 and Friday 27 October 2017.

Report of Queensland Redistribution Committee

This material could also be inspected at AEC offices in Queensland.

Guidance for those objecting to the proposed redistribution of Queensland

Guidelines were available to help with your submission.  Those making submissions were recommended to look at:

Objections may concern one or more proposed electoral divisions and may be about:

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

In developing an objection about the names of proposed electoral divisions, members of the public were advised it may be helpful to consider:

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

The 23 objections received by the Electoral Commission are provided in full below.

Objections
No. Submitted by Topics referred to Divisions referred to
OB1 Michael Hedger [PDF 109 KB] Division names Wide Bay
OB2 Helen Keenan [PDF 177 KB] Division boundaries Blair and Ryan
OB3 Michael Whipps [PDF 94 KB] Division boundaries Blair and Ryan
OB4 Maxine Ryan [PDF 95 KB] Division boundaries Capricornia and Dawson
OB5 Jeff Waddell [PDF 1.1 MB] Division boundaries Bowman, Brisbane, Capricornia, Dawson, Fadden, Fisher, Flynn, Griffith, Hinkler, Kennedy, Leichhardt, Moncrieff, Moreton, Rankin, Ryan, Wide Bay and Wright
OB6 Darren McSweeney [PDF 790 KB] Division boundaries Blair, Brisbane, Capricornia, Dawson, Fadden, Flynn, Herbert, Hinkler, Kennedy, Leichhardt, Ryan and Wright
OB7 Sarah Warner [PDF 96 KB] Division boundaries Blair and Ryan
OB8 Dr Mark Mulcair [PDF 121 KB] Division boundaries Brisbane, Capricornia, Dawson, Forde, Herbert, Kennedy, Moreton, Oxley, Ryan and Wright
OB9 Liberal National Party [PDF 655 KB] Division names and division boundaries Bonner, Dawson, Groom, Kennedy, Maranoa and Petrie
OB10 Bob Richardson [PDF 9 MB] Division names and division boundaries Blair, Capricornia, Dawson, Flynn, Groom, Herbert, Hinkler, Kennedy, Leichhardt, Maranoa, Oxley and Wide Bay
OB11 Dean Ashley [PDF 286 KB] Division boundaries Blair, Brisbane, Lilley and Ryan
OB12 Anthony Rossiter [PDF 379 KB] Division boundaries Blair, Brisbane, Dawson, Fadden, Kennedy, Lilley, Maranoa, Moncrieff, Moreton, Oxley, Petrie and Ryan
OB13 Tania Synak [PDF 234 KB] Division boundaries Blair and Ryan
OB14 Michelle Lawson [PDF 178 KB] Division Boundaries Brisbane and Ryan
OB15 Luke Smith [PDF 175 KB] Division boundaries Brisbane
OB16 Narelle Metcalfe [PDF 107 KB] Division boundaries  
OB17 Joanne Hagenson [PDF 42 KB] Division boundaries Brisbane and Ryan
OB18 David Stormont [PDF 174 KB] Division boundaries Lilley
OB19 Kate Townsend [PDF 3.8 MB] Division boundaries Blair, Brisbane, Lilley and Ryan
OB20 Sylvia Richmond [PDF 89 KB] Division boundaries Brisbane and Ryan
OB21 Mark Yore [PDF 653 KB] Division names and division boundaries Blair, Bonner, Bowman, Brisbane, Capricornia, Dawson, Groom, Kennedy, Leichhardt, Maranoa, Oxley, Petrie, Ryan, and Wright
OB22 Simone Karandrews [PDF 212 KB] Division boundaries Blair and Ryan
OB23 Barbara Synak [PDF 275 KB] Division boundaries Blair and Ryan

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

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