Advisory report on the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Ensuring Fair Representation of the Northern Territory) Bill 2020

October 2020

© Commonwealth of Australia 2020
ISBN: 978-1-76092-123-1

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Terms of Reference

Members

Foreword

List of Recommendations

Abbreviations

1. Inquiry into the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Ensuring Fair Representation of the Northern Territory) Bill 2020

  Referral and conduct of the inquiry
  Purpose of the Bill
  History of Territory Representation in the Commonwealth Parliament
  Calculating the representation entitlements of States and Territories
  Support for two seats
  Committee Comment
  Options for addressing Northern Territory representation
  Minimum representation for the NT and ACT
  Redundant provisions
  Resourcing for constituency work

A. Submissions

B. Public hearing

C. Public Resources and Staffing for Members of the House of Representatives with Large Electorates

D. Additional Resources: Members of the House of Representatives with Large Electorates

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