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Appendix C: Commonwealth electoral roll information

Enrolment rate and enrolled population

A graph of the enrolment rate and enrolled population trend from 2007 to 30 June 2020. A dark blue line marks the target enrolment rate of 95%. A light blue line marks the trend, bopth yearly and at the 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019 federal elections. The rate trends down to 90% in 2007, then back up to 95% at the 2016 federal election. 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.

Commonwealth Electoral roll extracts and recipients

Table 12: Recipients of electoral roll extracts 2019–20*

Name

Electorate/State

Roll data provided

Date provided

Hon Linda Burney MP

Member for Barton

Division of Barton

Aug 2019–Feb 2020

Ms Alicia Payne MP

Member for Canberra

Division of Canberra

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Mr Andrew Wilkie MP

Member for Clark

Division of Clark

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Hon Michael Sukkar MP

Member for Deakin

Division of Deakin

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Mr Ken O’Dowd MP

Member for Flynn

Division of Flynn

Aug 2019 – Feb 2020

Mr Bert Van Manen MP

Member for Forde

Division of Forde

Nov 2019 – Jun 2020

Dr Helen Haines MP

Member for Indi

Division of Indi

Aug 2019 – Jun 2010

Hon Bob Katter MP

Member for Kennedy

Division of Kennedy

Aug 2019 – Jun 2010

Mr Jason Falinski MP

Member for Mackellar

Division of Mackellar

Feb 2020 – Jun 2020

Ms Rebekha Sharkie MP

Member for Mayo

Division of Mayo

Nov 2019 – Jun 2020

Mr Adam Bandt MP

Member for Melbourne

Division of Melbourne

Aug 2019 – Feb 2020

Ms Zali Steggall OAM, MP

Member for Warringah

Division of Warringah

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Senator Andrew Bragg

Senator for New South Wales

State of New South Wales

May 2020 – Jun 2020

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

Senator for New South Wales

State of New South Wales

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Senator Hollie Hughes

Senator for New South Wales

State of New South Wales

Sep 2019 – Feb 2020 and Jun 2020

Senator the Hon Marise Payne

Senator for New South Wales

State of New South Wales

Feb 2020 – Jun 2020

Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan

Senator for Queensland

State of Queensland

Aug 2019 – Feb 2020

Senator Pauline Hanson

Senator for Queensland

State of Queensland

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Senator Paul Scarr

Senator for Queensland

State of Queensland

Aug 2019 – Feb 2020

Senator Amanda Stoker

Senator for Queensland

State of Queensland

Aug 2019 – Feb 2020 and Jun 2020

Senator Larissa Waters

Senator for Queensland

State of Queensland

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

Senator for South Australia

State of South Australia

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Senator Stirling Griff

Senator for South Australia

State of South Australia

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Senator Andrew McLachlan CSC

Senator for South Australia

State of South Australia

May 2020 – Jun 2020

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young

Senator for South Australia

State of South Australia

Aug 2019 – Feb 2020

Senator Rex Patrick

Senator for South Australia

State of South Australia

Oct 2019 – Jun 2020

Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Senator for South Australia

State of South Australia

Aug 2019 – Feb 2020

Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck

Senator for Tasmania

State of Tasmania

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Senator Jacqui Lambie

Senator for Tasmania

State of Tasmania

Oct 2019 – Jun 2020

Senator Nicholas McKim

Senator for Tasmania

State of Tasmania

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Senator Peter Whish-Wilson

Senator for Tasmania

State of Tasmania

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Senator James Paterson

Senator for Victoria

State of Victoria

Nov 2019 – Jun 2010

Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC

Senator for Western Australia

State of Western Australia

Sep 2019 – Jun 2020

Senator Dean Smith

Senator for Western Australia

State of Western Australia

Sep 2019 – Jun 2020

*Between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020.

Table 13: Registered political parties provided with electoral roll extracts 2019–2020

Registered political party

Roll data provided

Date provided

Animal Justice Party

State of New South Wales

Aug 2019 – Feb 2020

Australian Christians

State of New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Australian Citizens Party

State of Victoria

Sep 2019 – Jun 2020

Australian Democrats

State of South Australia

Aug 2019 – Feb 2020

Australian Greens

National

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

NT Greens Inc.

Northern Territory

Aug 2019 – Jan 2010

Queensland Greens

State of Queensland

Aug 2019 – Jun 2010

Australian Greens Tasmania Branch

State of Tasmania

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

The Greens (WA) Inc.

State of Western Australia

Aug 2019 – Oct 2019

Australian Labor Party (ALP)

National

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Centre Alliance

State of South Australia

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Child Protection Party

State of South Australia

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Democratic Labour Party

State of New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria & Western Australia

Aug 2019 – Feb 2020

Jacqui Lambie Network

State of Tasmania

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

Liberal Party of Australia

National

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

The National Australia Party of Australia

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

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

National Party of Australia – NSW

State of New South Wales

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

National Party of Australia (SA) Inc.

State of South Australia

Aug 2019 – Jun 2020

The National Party of Australia – Victoria

State of Victoria

Oct 2019 – Jun 2020

Non-Custodial Parents Party (Equal Parenting)

State of New South Wales

Aug 2019 – May 2020

Pauline Hanson’s One Nation

State of Queensland

Aug 2019 – Jun 2010

Republican Party of Australia

State of New South Wales

Sep 2019 – Jun 2010

Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party

State of New South Wales

Aug 2019 – Feb 2020

The Great Australian Party

State of Queensland

Aug 2019 – Feb 2020

Voluntary Euthanasia Party NSW

State of New South Wales

Aug 2019 – Jun 2010

*Between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020.

Table 14: Government departments and agencies provided with electoral roll extracts 2019–20

Government departments and agencies are entitled to receive electoral roll information if they are a ‘prescribed authority’ under item 4 of subsection 90B(4) of the Electoral Act. Each department and agency must justify access through its statutory functions and the Privacy Act 1988.

Institution

Data provided

Aug 2019

Nov 2019

Feb 2020

May 2020

Australia Bureau of Statistics

Yes

Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Yes

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission

Yes

Yes

Australian Federal Police

Yes

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

Australian Taxation Office

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis

Yes

Commonwealth Superannuation Commission

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade-Australian Passport Office

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Federal Court of Australia

Yes

-

Home Affairs

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor General

-

Yes

Services Australia

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

*Between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020.

Table 15: Medical and electoral researchers provided with electoral roll extracts, 2019–20*

Contact, institution

Data provided

Medical researcher

Professor Caryl Nowson, Institute of Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University

A random sample of 8,000 records of men and women aged between 18 and 65 across all Victorian federal electoral divisions for phase 2 of the study ‘Monitoring salt intake in Victorians’

Electoral researcher

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

A random sample of 5,000 records of men and women in two-year age ranges across all federal state and territory electoral divisions for the study ‘Australian Survey of Social Attitudes: Social Inequality’

*Between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020.

Table 16: Provision of electoral roll information to organisations verifying identity for financial purposes, 2019–2020*

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 2019

Nov 2019

Feb 2020

May 2020

Equifax (Veda Advantage Information Services and Solutions Ltd)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

illion (Perceptive Communications Pty Ltd)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

*Between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020.