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Footnotes

Chapter 1 Introduction

[1]       Explanatory Memorandum, Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Maintaining Address) Bill 2011, p. 1.

[2]       Explanatory Memorandum, Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Maintaining Address) Bill 2011, p. 1.

[3]       Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters, Report on the conduct of the 2007 federal election and matters related thereto, June 2009, Commonwealth Parliament of Australia, p. 114.

[4]       Commonwealth of Australia, Government Response to the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters ‘Report on the conduct of the 2007 federal election and matters related thereto’, March 2010, p. 5.

[5]       The Hon Gary Gray AO MP, Special Minister of State, House of Representatives Hansard, 23 November 2011, p. 13568.

[6]       Australian Electoral Commission, Submission 2, p. 7.

[7]       Australian Electoral Commission, Submission 2, p. 7.

[8]       The Hon Gary Gray AO MP, Special Minister of State, House of Representatives Hansard, 23 November 2011, p. 13568.

[9]       Mr Paul Pirani, Chief Legal Officer, Australian Electoral Commission, Committee Hansard, 8 February 2012, Canberra, p. 9.

[10]     Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, s 114.

[11]     Australian Electoral Commission, Submission 2, p. 8.

[12]     Mr Ed Killesteyn, Electoral Commissioner, Australian Electoral Commission, Committee Hansard, 8 February 2012, Canberra, p. 1.

[13]     Mr Ed Killesteyn, Electoral Commissioner, Australian Electoral Commission, Committee Hansard, 8 February 2012, Canberra, p. 7.

[14]     The Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Protecting Elector Participation) Bill 2012 was introduced in the House of Representatives on 15 February 2012 and was referred to the committee on 16 February 2012.

Chapter 2 Analysis of the Bill

[1]       Mr Ed Killesteyn, Electoral Commissioner, Australian Electoral Commission, Committee Hansard, 8 February 2012, Canberra, p. 1.

[2]       Mr Paul Pirani, Chief Legal Officer, Australian Electoral Commission, Committee Hansard, 8 February 2012, Canberra, p. 9.

[3]       Mr Ed Killesteyn, Electoral Commissioner, Australian Electoral Commission, Committee Hansard, 8 February 2012, Canberra, p. 1.

[4]       Democratic Audit of Australia, Submission 1, p. 2.

[5]       Mr Ed Killesteyn, Electoral Commissioner, Australian Electoral Commission, Committee Hansard, 8 February 2012, Canberra, p. 2.

[6]       Dr Roger Clarke, Chair, Australian Privacy Foundation, Committee Hansard, 15 February 2012, p. 5.

[7]       Dr Roger Clarke, Chair, Australian Privacy Foundation, Committee Hansard, 15 February 2012, pp. 11-12.

[8]       Australian Privacy Foundation, Submission 3, p. 2.

[9]       Mr Ed Killesteyn, Electoral Commissioner, Australian Electoral Commission, Committee Hansard, 8 February 2012, Canberra, p. 2.

[10]     Australian Electoral Commission, Submission 2, pp. 7-8.

[11]     Mr Ed Killesteyn, Electoral Commissioner, Australian Electoral Commissioner, Committee Hansard, 8 February 2012, Canberra, p. 7.

[12]     Dr Roger Clarke, Chair, Australian Privacy Foundation, Committee Hansard, 15 February 2012, p. 4.

[13]     Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters, Report on the conduct of the 2007 federal election and matters related thereto, June 2009, Commonwealth Parliament of Australia, p. 114.

[14]     Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters, The 2010 Federal Election: Report on the conduct of the election and related matters, June 2011, Commonwealth Parliament of Australia, p. 36.

[15]     Dr Roger Clarke, Chair, Australian Privacy Foundation, Committee Hansard, 15 February 2012, p. 2.

[16]     Dr Roger Clarke, Chair, Australian Privacy Foundation, Committee Hansard, 15 February 2012, p. 4.

[17]     Dr Roger Clarke, Chair, Australian Privacy Foundation, Committee Hansard, 15 February 2012, p. 4.

[18]     Mr Ed Killesteyn, Electoral Commissioner, Australian Electoral Commissioner, Committee Hansard, 8 February 2012, Canberra, p. 3.

[19]     Mr Ed Killesteyn, Electoral Commissioner, Australian Electoral Commissioner, Committee Hansard, 8 February 2012, Canberra, p. 7.

[20]     Commonwealth of Australia, Government Response to the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters ‘Report on the conduct of the 2007 federal election and matters related thereto’, March 2010, p. 5.

[21]     Australian Privacy Foundation, Submission 3, p. 2.

[22]     Dr Roger Clarke, Chair, Australian Privacy Foundation, Committee Hansard, 15 February 2012, p. 3.

[23]     Mr Ed Killesteyn, Electoral Commissioner, Australian Electoral Commission, Committee Hansard, 8 February 2012, Canberra, p. 9.

[24]     Australian Electoral Commission, Submission 2, p. 15.

[25]     Australian Electoral Commission, Submission 2.1, p. 3.

[26]     Australian Electoral Commission, Submission 2.1, p. 4.

Dissenting report – The Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP, The Hon Alex Somlyay MP, Senator Scott Ryan and Senator Simon Birmingham

[1] JSCEM Public Hearing, 8 February 2012, Hansard, p. 14.

[2] http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/em/elect10/report/Dissenting.pdf, p. 183

[3] http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/em/elect10/report/Dissenting.pdf, p. 184

[4] JSCEM Public Hearing, 8 February 2012, Hansard, p. 9

[5] Dr Roger Clarke, JSCEM Public Hearing, 15 February 2012, Hansard, p. 4

[6] Dr Roger Clarke, JSCEM Public Hearing, 15 February 2012, Hansard, p. 4

[7] Dr Roger Clarke, JSCEM Public Hearing, 15 February 2012, Hansard, p. 3

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