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Appendix F: Electoral redistribution data

Table 23: Summary of electoral redistributions conducted in 2020–21

Electoral redistributions

Victoria

Western Australia

Basis for AEC’s determination triggering a redistribution

On 3 July 2020, the Electoral Commissioner determined that the number of members of the House of Representatives to be chosen by Victoria at a general election had increased from 38 to 39.

On 3 July 2020, the Electoral Commissioner determined that the number of members of the House of Representatives to be chosen by Western Australia at a general election had decreased from 16 to 15.

Direction to commence redistribution

15 July 2020

15 July 2020

Public input relating to the redistribution

There were 102 written suggestions received between 16 September and 16 October 2020

There were 27 written suggestions received between 23 September and 23 October 2020

There were 48 written comments on suggestions received between 19 October and 30 October 2020.

There were 17 written comments on suggestions received between 26 October and 6 November 2020.

Release of Redistribution Committee’s proposed redistribution

19 March 2021

19 March 2021

Public input relating to augmented Electoral Commission’s proposed redistribution

There were 67 written objections received between 19 March and 16 April 2021.

There were 31 written objections received between 19 March and 16 April 2021.

There were 53 written comments on objections received between 19 April and 30 April 2021.

There were two written comments on objections received between 19 April and 30 April 2021.

Augmented Electoral Commission activities

Inquiries held: 22 submissions were made at the inquiry held online.

Decision: adopt the proposed redistribution, with changes.

Announcement of decision: 29 June 2021.

Inquiries held: six submissions were made at the inquiry held in Perth.

Decision: adopt the proposed redistribution, with changes.

Announcement of decision: 4 June 2021.