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)

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 2374

About this inquiry

On 21 September 2016, the Special Minister of State, Senator the Hon Scott Ryan, asked the Committee to inquire into and report on all aspects of the 2016 Federal Election and related matters.

The Committee is conducting a review of political donations as part of its inquiry into the conduct of the 2016 federal election.

Past Public Hearings

20 Nov 2018:
29 Jun 2018: Parkes
20 Feb 2018: West Perth


Inquiry Status


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