Advisory report on the Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Amendment Bill 2022

January 2023

© Commonwealth of Australia 2023
ISBN: 978-1-76092-464-5

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Membership of the Committee

Terms of reference

List of recommendations

1. Inquiry into the Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Amendment Bill 2022

  Referral and conduct of the inquiry
  Purpose of the bill
  Overview of referendum machinery provisions
  Evidence on provisions of the bill
  Broader reform of the referendum process
  Committee comment

Dissenting Report – Coalition Members and Senators

  Abandonment of official ‘Yes’ & ‘No’ pamphlet
  ‘Yes’ & ‘No’ campaigns
  Public funding of official ‘Yes’ & ‘No’ campaigns
  Ministerial availability to the inquiry
  Appendix A

Minority Report – Kate Chaney MP

A. List of submissions

B. List of public hearings

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 2374