Past Public Hearings

20 Nov 2018: ACT
29 Jun 2018: Parkes, ACT
20 Feb 2018: West Perth, WA


Inquiry Status


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First interim report: Authorisation

The 2016 Federal Election

Interim Report on the authorisation of voter communication

9 December 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016

ISBN 978-1-74366-575-6

View report as a single document – (PDF 313KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Preliminary Pages (PDF 112KB)
Chapter 1 – Introduction (PDF 88KB)
Chapter 2 – Authorisation of electoral materials (PDF 212KB)

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Committee Secretary
Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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