About this inquiry

On 28 November 2017, the Prime Minister referred matters relating to Section 44 of the Constitution for inquiry and report.
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Upcoming Public Hearings

31 Jan 2018: Sydney, NSW
01 Feb 2018: Melbourne, VIC
02 Feb 2018: ACT

Past Public Hearings

08 Dec 2017: ACT


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07 Dec 2017: First public hearing on Section 44
29 Nov 2017: Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters to examine operation of Section 44

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