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Advisory Report

The Committee tabled its Advisory report on the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill 2016 on 2 March 2016. 

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016

ISBN 978-1-74366-459-9 (Printed version)
ISBN 978-1-74366-460-5 (HTML version)

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Preliminary pages (PDF 265KB)
Chapter 1: Introduction (PDF 232KB)
Chapter 2: Provisions of the bill (PDF 304KB)
Chapter 3: Views on the bill (PDF 214KB)
Chapter 4: Committee views and recommendations (PDF 248KB)
Dissenting Report – Labor Senators and Members
(PDF 409KB)
Additional Comments – Australian Greens (PDF 933KB)
Additional Comments – Senator Nick Xenophon (PDF 808KB)
Dissenting report – Senator Ricky Muir (PDF 87MB)
Appendix A: Submissions (PDF 80KB
Appendix B: Public hearing (PDF 76KB
Appendix C: Ballot papers (PDF 239KB

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 2374
Fax: +61 2 6277 4773
em@aph.gov.au

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