Step 5A. Inquiry into objections – WA federal redistribution

Updated: 02 September 2021

An inquiry was held into objections to the proposed redistribution of electoral divisions in Western Australia, as outlined in a report published by the Redistribution Committee for Western Australia on Friday 19 March 2021.

At the inquiry, individuals or organisations were able to address the augmented Electoral Commission for Western Australia on any matter raised in an objection to the proposed redistribution of Western Australia or in a comment on these objections.

Matters raised in objections and comments on objections include the:

  • abolition of the Division of Stirling
  • boundary of the Division of Cowan
  • boundary of the Division of O’Connor
  • boundary of the Division of Pearce

Topics raised in objections and comments on objections that were not raised at the inquiry were considered by the augmented Electoral Commission for Western Australia as part of its deliberations.

Six submissions were made at the inquiry held by the augmented Electoral Commission in Perth on Friday 21 May 2021.

No.

Participant

IP1

Laura Dwyer – Shire of Wiluna

IP2

Jeremy Buxton – Liberal Party of Australia (Western Australian Division)

IP3

Tim Picton and Ellie Whiteaker – WA Labor

IP4

Simon Ehrenfeld

IP5

Vince Connelly MP – Member for Stirling

IP6

Martin Gordon

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