Third interim report on the inquiry into the conduct of the 2016 federal election: AEC modernisation

June 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN: 978-1-74366-649-4

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Chair's Foreword


Terms of Reference

List of Recommendations

Executive Summary

1. Introduction

  An overview of the Australian Electoral Commission
  The need for modernisation

2. Context

  Risks to successful conduct of elections
  Recent AEC modernisation

3. Australian Electoral Commission's proposed reforms

  Technical legislative amendments
  Pilot scanning of House of Representatives ballot papers
  Extending the use of electronic certified lists
  Ongoing engagement with temporary election staff

A. Australian Electoral Commission's proposed technical amendments to legislation

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 2374