Advisory report

March 2019

© Commonwealth of Australia 2019
ISBN: 978-1-74366-974-7

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Foreword

Members

List of Recommendations

1. Introduction

2. Lowering the voting age

  Arguments for and against lowering the voting age
  Rights of the child
  International comparisons
  Lowering the age of enrolment
  Committee view

3. Extending the enrolment period

A. List of submissions

B. Hearings and witnesses

Additional comments–Australian Labor Party

Dissent–Australian Greens

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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