Public hearing: Elections during times of emergency

Issue date: Monday, 16 November 2020

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The Parliament’s Electoral Matters Committee will hold a public hearing as part of its inquiry on the future conduct of elections operating during times of emergency situations.

Public hearing details

Date: Wednesday, 18 November 2020
Time: 9.00 am to 4.50 pm AEDT
Location: Committee Room 2R1 and via teleconference

As part of the inquiry, the Committee will examine the short and long term impacts of unexpected, rapidly developing external events that could substantially interrupt normal voting, election administration or campaigning, including contingency plans for an increased demand in alternative voting options.

Information on the inquiry, including the terms of reference, may be found on the inquiry webpage.

Media enquiries

Sam Jackson
Office of Senator the Hon James McGrath
0439 477 005
07 5441 1800

For background information

Committee Secretariat
02 6277 2374

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