Step 5. Comments on objections to the proposed redistribution – WA federal redistribution

Updated: 3 May 2021

The Redistribution Committee’s proposed redistribution of federal electoral divisions in Western Australia was released on Friday 19 March 2021.

Members of the public were invited to submit written comments on objections to the proposed redistribution from Monday 19 April 2021 to Friday 30 April 2021.

Comments on objections

The 2 comments on objections received by the Electoral Commission are provided in full below.

NoSubmitted byTopics referred toDivisions referred toObjections referred to
COB1Ron and Annette RowtonDivision boundariesBurt and CanningOB19 and OB22
COB2WA LaborDivision boundariesCowan, Perth and StirlingOB27

The views expressed in the material reproduced above are those of the individuals or organisations who lodged the objection, not the WA augmented Electoral Commission or the AEC.

Viewing comments on objections

Comments on objections are also available for perusal at the AEC office on Level 13, 200 St Georges Terrace, Perth.

Report of Western Australian Redistribution Committee

This material can also be inspected at AEC offices in Western Australia.

Guidance for those commenting on objections to the proposed redistribution of Western Australia

Guidelines were available to help with your submission. Those making submissions 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 a comment on objections about the names of proposed electoral divisions, members of the public were advised it may be helpful to consider:

More information about Sadie Canning can be found at the School of Isolated and Distance Education Hall of Fame.

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

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