ACT Legislative Assembly Redistribution Public Suggestions Available

Published 6 Jun 2003

The second stage in the process of reviewing the ACT Legislative Assembly's electoral boundaries starts today with the release of public suggestions.

Seven suggestions received by the Redistribution Committee are available for public inspection at the ACT Electoral Commission office at 48 - 56 Allara St, Allara House, Civic.

Members of the public are invited to make written comments on suggestions to the Redistribution Committee. Comments should be lodged with the Electoral Commission by Thursday 19 June 2003.

After the close of the comments period, the Redistribution Committee will consider the public suggestions and comments before publishing a proposed redistribution of the ACT's electoral boundaries. The public will then have 28 days in which to object to the proposed boundaries.

The Redistribution Committee consists of the Electoral Commissioner, Phillip Green; the ACT Planning Authority, Lincoln Hawkins; the Commissioner for Surveys, David Dobson; and the Regional Director, ACT Office, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Tracy Stewart.

Phillip Green
Electoral Commissioner