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Administered by: Finance
Published Date 02 Aug 2021

 

Determination of names and boundaries of federal electoral divisions in Western Australia: 2 August 2021

As determined by the Electoral Commissioner on 3 July 2020, Western Australia is entitled to 15 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 Western Australia has determined the names of the 15 electoral divisions are:

·         Brand

·         Durack

·         O’Connor

·         Burt

·         Forrest

·         Pearce

·         Canning

·         Fremantle

·         Perth

·         Cowan

·         Hasluck

·         Swan

·         Curtin

·         Moore

·         Tangney

 

Pursuant to sub-section 73(1) of the Electoral Act, the augmented Electoral Commission for Western Australia 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 2021/4129 at the National Office of the Australian Electoral Commission in Canberra.

The augmented Electoral Commission for Western Australia 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 2 August 2021 until the next determination of names and boundaries of electoral divisions in Western Australia is published in the Commonwealth Government Notices Gazette pursuant to sub-section 73(1) or sub-section 76(6) of the Electoral Act.

Pursuant to sub-section 73(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. Justice Susan Kenny AM

Chairperson

Augmented Electoral Commission for Western Australia