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Published Date 19 Aug 2020

 

 

 

NOTICES IN RELATION TO THE 2020 TORRES STRAIT REGIONAL AUTHORITY ELECTION

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005

 

1.    Notice under subsection 142Y(2) fixing the day for the polling in the Torres Strait Regional Authority election

 

2.    Notice under paragraph 143(2)(b) estimating, in relation to the Torres Strait area, the number of persons who will be entitled to vote and the number of persons living in that area who are Torres Strait Islanders or Aboriginal persons

 

3.    Notice under paragraph 143(2)(c) estimating, in relation to each ward, the number of persons who will be entitled to vote and the number of persons living in the ward who are Torres Strait Islanders or Aboriginal persons

 

4.    Most recent notice under section 142Z appointing polling places


 

 

 

 

NOTICE UNDER SUBSECTION 142Y(2)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005

 

I, Ken Wyatt, Minister for Indigenous Australians, acting in accordance with subsection 142Y(2) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005, fix Saturday 28 November 2020 as the day for the polling in the Torres Strait Regional Authority election.

 

Dated                         14 August 2020

 

 

 

Ken Wyatt AM MP

Minister for Indigenous Australians


 

 

 

 

NOTICE UNDER PARAGRAPH 143(2)(b)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005

 

I, Ken Wyatt, Minister for Indigenous Australians, acting in accordance with paragraph 143(2)(b) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005, estimate that, in relation to the Torres Strait area:

(1)  the number of persons who will be entitled to vote at the forthcoming Torres Strait Regional Authority election is 5,200; and

 

(2)  the number of persons living in that area who are Torres Strait Islanders or Aboriginals persons is 8,694.

 

Dated                         14 August 2020

 

 

 

Ken Wyatt AM MP

Minister for Indigenous Australians


 

 

 

 

NOTICE UNDER PARAGRAPH 143(2)(c)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005

 

I, Ken Wyatt, Minister for Indigenous Australians, acting in accordance with paragraph 143(2)(c) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005, estimate that, in relation to each ward of the Torres Strait area identified in the following table:

(1)  the number of persons who will be entitled to vote at the forthcoming election for that ward is the number appearing in column (i); and

 

(2)  the number of persons living in that ward who are Torres Strait Islanders or Aboriginals persons is the number appearing in column (ii).

 

Dated                         14 August 2020

 

 

 

Ken Wyatt AM MP

Minister for Indigenous Australians


 

 

Column (i)

Number of persons who will be entitled to vote at the forthcoming election for that ward

Column (ii)

Number of persons living in that ward who are Torres Strait Islanders or Aboriginal persons

Badu Island ward

428

763

Bamaga ward

618

1,063

Boigu Island ward

149

267

Dauan Island ward

104

191

Erub Island ward

224

333

Hammond Island ward

162

272

Iama Island ward

199

328

Kubin ward

124

201

Mabuiag Island ward

134

216

Masig Island ward

165

272

Mer Island ward

310

466

Ngurapai and Muralag ward

327

529

Port Kennedy ward

836

1,425

Poruma Island ward

111

171

Saibai Island ward

219

442

Seisia ward

132

224

St Pauls ward

168

256

TRAWQ ward

596

938

Ugar Island ward

42

82

Warraber Island ward

152

255

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

AUSTRALIAN ELECTORAL COMMISSION

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005

 

 

APPOINTMENT OF POLLING PLACES

 

I, Tom Rogers, Electoral Commissioner, under section142Z of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005, appoint the polling places named in Column 2 of the Schedule, to be polling places for the Wards specified in Column 1.

 

 

 

 

 

Tom Rogers

Electoral Commissioner

 

 

Date: 19/12/19

 

 

 

SCHEDULE

 


Column 1                                                       Column 2

Ward                                                                Polling Place

 

 

Bamaga                                                          Bamaga

Port Kennedy                                                Port Kennedy

Ngurapai and Muralag                                 Ngurapai and Muralag

TRAWQ                                                          TRAWQ