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Administered by: Finance
Published Date 14 Nov 2017

 

 

Determination of names and boundaries of federal electoral divisions in

Tasmania

 

As determined by the Electoral Commissioner on 31 August 2017, Tasmania is entitled to five members of the House of Representatives.

 

Pursuant to sub-section 73(1) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (the Electoral Act), the augmented Electoral Commission for Tasmania has determined the names of the five electoral divisions are:

·         Bass

·         Braddon

·         Clark

·         Franklin

·         Lyons

 

Pursuant to sub-section 73(1) of the Electoral Act, the augmented Electoral Commission for Tasmania has determined that the boundaries of these electoral divisions are as shown on the maps displayed on the Australian Electoral Commission website at www.aec.gov.au/Electorates/Redistributions and lodged in file number 17/590 at the National Office of the Australian Electoral Commission in Canberra.

 

The augmented Electoral Commission for Tasmania has made decisions in accordance with the requirements of sub-sections 73(3), 73(4) and 73(4A) of the Electoral Act.

 

As provided for by sub-section 73(1) of the Electoral Act, and subject to the provisions of the Electoral Act, the electoral divisions determined by this notice will apply from 14 November 2017 until the next determination of names and boundaries of electoral divisions in the Tasmania is published in the Commonwealth Government Notices Gazette pursuant to sub-section 73(1) or sub-section 76(6) of the Electoral Act.

 

Until the next following expiration or dissolution of the House of Representatives, the redistribution does not affect the election of a new member to fill a vacancy happening in the House of Representatives.

 

 

 

The Hon. Dennis Cowdroy OAM QC

Chairperson

Augmented Electoral Commission for Tasmania