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Appendix C: Commonwealth electoral roll information

Enrolment rate and enrolled population

Figure 3: Enrolment rate trend, 9 October 2004–30 June 2019Graph showing the number of people enrolled, the proportion of eligible Australians enrolled and the target participation, since 2007 and highlighting the enrolment rate at the 20017, 20010, 2013, 2016 and 2019 federal elections. Overall the enrolment rate has grown from 92 per cent to 97.1 per cent.
* An enrolment rate of 96.8 per cent was published at close of rolls for the 2019 federal election. This figure was based on preliminary population estimates. The figure has now been revised to 97.0 per cent for the 2019 federal election (May 2019) and 97.1 percent as at 30 June 2019.

Commonwealth Electoral roll extracts and recipients

Table 11: Recipients of electoral roll extracts 2018–19*

Name

Electorate/State

Roll data provided

Date provided*

Hon Linda Burney MP

Member for Barton

Barton

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Ms Nicolle Flint MP

Member for Boothby

Boothby, Kingston, Mayo

Aug 2018–Mar 2019

Hon Andrew Gee MP

Member for Calare

Calare

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Mr Andrew Hastie MP

Member for Canning

Canning

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Ms Julia Banks MP

Member for Chisholm

Chisholm

Dec 2018–Mar 2019

Mr Andrew Wilkie MP

Member for Denison

Clark

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Mr George Christensen MP

Member for Dawson

Capricornia, Dawson

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

Member for Fenner

Canberra, Fenner

Aug 2018–Mar 2019

Hon Greg Hunt MP

Member for Flinders

Flinders

Aug 2018

Ms Catherine McGowan AO, MP

Member for Indi

Casey, Indi, Nicholls

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Hon Robert Katter MP

Member for Kennedy

Kennedy

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Ms Susan Lamb MP

Member for Longman

Longman

Aug 2018–Mar 2019

Hon Bill Shorten MP

Member for Maribyrnong

Fraser, Maribyrnong

Aug 2018–Mar 2019

Ms Rebekha Sharkie MP

Member for Mayo

Barker, Kingston, Mayo, Spence, Sturt

Aug 2018–Mar 2019

Mr Adam Bandt MP

Member for Melbourne

Maribyrnong, Melbourne

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Hon Michael Danby MP

Member of Melbourne Ports

Macnamara

Mar 2019

Dr Kerryn Phelps AM, MP

Member for Wentworth

Wentworth

Nov 2018–Mar 2019

Senator Mehreen Faruqi

Senator for New South Wales

New South Wales

Jan 2019–Mar 2019

Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

Senator for New South Wales

New South Wales

Jul 2018–Apr 2019

Senator the Hon Marise Payne

Senator for New South Wales

New South Wales

Jul 2018–Apr 2019

Senator Lee Rhiannon

Senator for New South Wales

New South Wales

Jul 2018–Oct 2018

Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO

Senator for New South Wales

New South Wales

Jul 2018–Apr 2019

Senator John Williams

Senator for New South Wales

New South Wales

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Senator Fraser Anning

Senator for Queensland

Queensland

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Senator Andrew Bartlett

Senator for Queensland

Queensland

Jul 2018–Aug 2018

Senator Pauline Hanson

Senator for Queensland

Queensland

Jul 2018–Apr 2019

Senator the Hon Ian Macdonald

Senator for Queensland

Queensland

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Senator Barry O’Sullivan

Senator for Queensland

Queensland

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Senator Larissa Waters

Senator for Queensland

Queensland

Sep 2018–Mar 2019

Senator Cory Bernardi

Senator for South Australia

South Australia

Jul 2018–Apr 2019

Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Senator for South Australia

South Australia

Jul 2018–Apr 2019

Senator Lucy Gichuhi

Senator for South Australia

South Australia

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Senator Stirling Griff

Senator for South Australia

South Australia

Jul 2018–Apr 2019

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young

Senator for South Australia

South Australia

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Senator Rex Patrick

Senator for South Australia

South Australia

Jul 2018–Apr 2019

Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Senator for South Australia

South Australia

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Senator Tim Storer

Senator for South Australia

South Australia

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Senator the Hon Eric Abetz

Senator for Tasmania

Tasmania

Jul 2018–Apr 2019

Senator Nicholas McKim

Senator for Tasmania

Tasmania

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Senator Steve Martin

Senator for Tasmania

Tasmania

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Senator the Hon Lisa Singh

Senator for Tasmania

Tasmania

Jul 2018–Mar 19

Senator Peter Whish-Wilson

Senator for Tasmania

Tasmania

Jul 2018–Apr 2019

Senator Derryn Hinch

Senator for Victoria

Victoria

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Senator James Paterson

Senator for Victoria

Victoria

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Senator Janet Rice

Senator for Victoria

Victoria

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann

Senator for Western Australia

Western Australia

Dec 2018–Apr 2019

Senator Peter Georgiou

Senator for Western Australia

Western Australia

Jul 2018–Mar 2019

Senator Dean Smith

Senator for Western Australia

Western Australia

Jul 2018–Apr 2019

* Between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019.

Table 12: Registered political parties provided with electoral roll extracts 2018–19*

Registered political party

Roll data provided

Date provided*

Animal Justice Party

New South Wales

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Australian Christians

Western Australia

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Australian Conservatives Party

National

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Australian Country Party

Victoria

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Australian Greens

National

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Australian Labor Party (ALP)

National

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Australian Liberty Alliance

Victoria

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Centre Alliance

South Australia

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Democratic Labour Party (DLP)

New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Health Australia Party

Victoria

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Jacqui Lambie Network

Tasmania

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Liberal Democratic Party

New South Wales Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Liberal National Party of Queensland

Queensland

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Liberal Party of Australia

National

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Liberal Party of Australia (SA Division)

South Australia

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

National Party of Australia

New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

National Party of Australia – New South Wales

New South Wales

Aug 2018 – Apr 2019

National Party of Australia – Victoria

Victoria

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

National Party of Australia – (SA) Inc

South Australia

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Non-Custodial Parents Party (Equal Parenting)

New South Wales

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Pauline Hanson’s One Nation

Queensland, Western Australia

Aug 2018 – Apr 2019

Queensland Greens

Queensland

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Republican Party of Australia

New South Wales

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Rise Up Australia Party

Victoria

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Science Party

New South Wales

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party

New South Wales

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

The Greens NSW

New South Wales

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

The Greens – Victoria Branch

Victoria

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

The Greens (WA) Inc

Western Australia

Jul 2018 – Apr 2019

United Australia Party

New South Wales, Queensland

Jan 2019 – Apr 2019

Voluntary Euthanasia Party

New South Wales

Jan 2019 – Apr 2019

*Between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019.

Table 13: Government departments and agencies provided with electoral roll extracts 2018–19*

Institution

Data provided

Aug 2018

Nov 2018

Feb 2019

May 2019

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Yes

Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission

Yes

Australian Federal Police

Yes

Yes

Yes

Australian Financial Security Authority

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Australian Security Intelligence Organisation

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Australia Sports Anti-doping Authority

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Australian Taxation Office

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre

Yes

Yes

Yes

Commonwealth Superannuation Commission

Yes

Yes

Yes

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Australian Passport Office

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Department of Home Affairs

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Services Australia (Formerly Department of Human Services)

Yes

Yes

Yes

*Between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019

Table 14: Medical and electoral researchers provided with electoral roll extracts 2018–19*

Contact, institution

Data provided

Electoral researchers

Dr Betsy Blunsdon, Executive Director, Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated

A random sample of 2,500 records of men and women in two-year age ranges across all states and territories for the study ‘2018 Australian Survey of Social Attitudes: Religion’

Mr Adam Zammit, Director of Operations, Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated

A random sample of 2,500 records of men and women in two-year age ranges across all states and territories for the study ‘2019 Australian Survey of Social Attitudes: Social Inequality’

Medical researchers

Professor Margaret Allman-Fairnelli, Chief Investigator of the MYMeals Study, University of Sydney

A random sample of 1,000 records of men and women 18 to 30 years old across 36 NSW electorates for the study ‘Measuring Young Adults’ Meals (MYMeals)’

Professor Dr Eugene Athan, Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

A random sample of 10,116 records of men and women 18 years and older across seven Victorian electorates for the study ‘Controlling Buruli ulcer in Victoria: Case Control Study’

*Between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019

Table 15: Provision of electoral roll information to organisations verifying identity for financial purposes 2018–19*

Under subsection 90B(4) of the Electoral Act, private sector organisations may receive roll information for identity verification processes related to the Financial Transactions Reports Act 1988 and the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006.

Institution

Data provided

Aug 2018

Nov 2018

Feb 2019

May 2019

illion (Dunn and Bradstreet/FCS online)

Yes

Yes

Equifax (VEDA Advantage Information Services and Solutions Ltd (EQUIFAX)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

*Between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019