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  • OCTOBER 29, 2010 Opposition seeks changes to eligibility for Youth Allowance for inner regional students The House of Representatives has passed by 74 votes to 70 a motion by Opposition whip Nola Marino ‘requiring’ the Government to introduce legislation that would make it easier for students in inner regional areas
    Date: 29/10/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1042589 - Source: FlagPost - Author: BUCKMASTER, Luke

  •       RESEARCH PAPER NO. 5, 2010-11  8 October 2010 Electoral redistributions during the 43rd Parliament  Stephen Barber  Statistics and Mapping Section  Executive summary  • The periodic redrawing of electoral boundaries is required by law to maintain electoral divisions  of roughly equal enrolment size within a state or territory. Redrawing of boundaries is known as  a redistribution.  • During the expected life of the 43 rd  Parliament there will be redistributions in Victoria and South  Australia because of the seven year provision in the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918. The  number of electoral divisions in these states will remain unchanged.  • A redistribution of the Australian Capital Territory scheduled for later in the Parliament will be  deferred until after the next election as it is scheduled to fall within 12 months of the deemed  expiration of the House of Representatives.  • There are not expected to be redistributions in any states or territories brought about by the  representation entitlement trigger which determines the number of members a state or territory  is entitled to in relation to its population.    Contents  Introduction ............................................................................................................................................. 1  Redistribution provisions ......................................................................................................................... 1  Representation entitlement .................................................................................................................... 1  Expiration of seven years ......................................................................................................................... 3  Deferral of redistribution ......................................................................................................................... 4  Conclusion ................................................................................................................................................ 5      ISBN 1834‐9854  Electoral redistributions during the 43rd Parliament    1  Introduction  Each state and territory is divided into electoral divisions for the House of Representatives. The  number of divisions is determined by population and the Australian Constitution. The boundaries of  these divisions have to be redrawn or redistributed from time to time to allow for population  movements; thus ensuring equal representation between divisions within each state and territory.1  On 1 February 2010, the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) directed the commencement of the  redistribution of Commonwealth electoral boundaries in Victoria. This redistribution is one of only  two redistributions that are expected to occur prior to the deemed expiration of this, the 43rd,  Parliament. This paper outlines the reasons why. 
    Date: 08/10/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/272362 - Source: RESEARCH PAPERS (STATISTI... - Author: BARBER, Stephen

  • Parliamentary library briefing book: Key Issues for the 43rd Parliament Page | 6 Page | 7 Parliament and public administration reform after a general election the party that holds a majority of the 150 seats in the h ouse of representatives normally forms government. b y convention the g overnor-
    Date: 16/09/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/2431479 - Source: Parliamentary Library bri... - Author: MADDEN, Catherine -...

  • Parliamentary library briefing book: Key Issues for the 43rd Parliament Page | 10 Page | 11 Parliament and public administration reform electoral administration was a key area for legislative amendment during the previous parliament. Proposals to amend the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 and the Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984 arose
    Date: 16/09/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/2431488 - Source: Parliamentary Library bri... - Author: HORNE, Nicholas - RO...

  • Parliamentary library briefing book: Key Issues for the 43rd Parliament Page | 4 Page | 5 Parliament and public administration reform house of r epresentatives the 2010 election saw the election of 29 new members to the h ouse of r epresentatives, together with the return of three Coalition members
    Date: 16/09/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/2431562 - Source: Parliamentary Library bri... - Author: LUMB, Martin

  • Parliamentary library briefing book: Key Issues for the 43rd Parliament Page | 2 Page | 3 Parliament and public administration reform the 2010 federal e lection was held on s aturday 21 august and resulted in a hung parliament - the first federally since 1940. t he election was called
    Date: 16/09/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/2431563 - Source: Parliamentary Library bri... - Author: LUNDIE, Rob

  • AUGUST 26, 2010 Early election The House of Representatives that is emerging from the 2010 election, and the fact that the next government will be a minority government, raises the spectre of the electorate going to the polls well before the next federal election would otherwise be expected. If an
    Date: 26/08/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1063082 - Source: FlagPost - Author: HORNE, Nicholas

  • AUGUST 23, 2010 Hung Parliament The last hung Federal Parliament occurred after the election on 21 September 1940 when Labor and the Coalition of the United Australia Party and the Country Party emerged with 36 seats each in the House of Representatives. The balance of power resided with two independents,
    Date: 23/08/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1063090 - Source: FlagPost - Author: MADDEN, Cathy

  • AUGUST 20, 2010 The major parties and ‘corrosive’ welfare Where do the major parties stand on welfare policy? In what direction can we expect welfare policy to be taken throughout the course of the next parliament? One thing clear from the election policy announcements of the major parties is that
    Date: 20/08/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1063091 - Source: FlagPost - Author: BUCKMASTER, Luke

  • AUGUST 19, 2010 Carbon Farming Initiative to fill a policy gap The Government has announced that if re-elected it will introduce a new regime for landholders, the Carbon Farming Initiative. This will encourage farmers to either minimise carbon emissions or maximise carbon sequestration by altering their forestry and agricultural practices.
    Date: 19/08/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1063093 - Source: FlagPost - Author: TALLBERG, Anita

  • Parliament of Australia Department of Parliamentary Services Parliamentary Library Information, analysis and advice for the Parliament RESEARCH PAPER www.aph.gov.au/library 9 August 2010, no. 2, 2010-11, ISSN 1834-9854 House of Representatives by-elections 1901-2009 Stephen Barber, Christopher Lawley, Scott Bennett and Gerard Newman Politics and Public Administration Section and Statistics and Mapping
    Date: 09/08/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/YUKX6 - Source: RESEARCH PAPERS (STATISTI... - Author: BARBER, Stephen - BE...

  • AUGUST 6, 2010 Indigenous Members of Parliament The contest for the Western Australia seat of Hasluck is unusual in that three of the seven candidates are Aboriginal Australians: Dot Henry (Independent), Glenice Smith (Greens) and Ken Wyatt (Liberal). The Liberal candidate Ken Wyatt (pictured opposite) needs a swing of 1
    Date: 06/08/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1063115 - Source: FlagPost - Author: DOW, Coral

  • JULY 28, 2010 Federal election 2010 - retirements A number of Members and Senators have announced their intention not to re-contest the upcoming federal election. Nineteen Members of the House of Representatives (12.6% of the 150 seat chamber) and five Senators (6.5% of the 76 seat chamber) have indicated that
    Date: 28/07/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1065441 - Source: FlagPost - Author: LAWLEY, Chris

  • Parliament of Australia Department of Parliamentary Services Parliamentary Library Information, analysis and advice for the Parliament RESEARCH PAPER www.aph.gov.au/library 28 July 2010, no. 1, 2010-11, ISSN 1834-9854 Socio-economic indexes for 2009 electoral divisions: 2006 Census Paul Nelson Statistics and Mapping Section Executive summary • The Census collects data on a
    Date: 28/07/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/41GX6 - Source: RESEARCH PAPERS (STATISTI... - Author: NELSON, Paul

  • JULY 21, 2010 Federal election announced On Saturday, 17 July 2010, the Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced that a federal election would be held on Saturday, 21 August 2010. The 42nd Parliament was prorogued and the House of Representatives dissolved at 5.00pm on Monday, 19 July 2010. Key dates for
    Date: 21/07/2010 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/1065447 - Source: FlagPost - Author: LAWLEY, Chris

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