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2022 federal election inquiry to hear from third parties and electoral analysts

Parliament of Australia < 1 mins read

The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters is holding a public hearing on Friday 23 June as part of its inquiry into the 2022 federal election.

The Committee will hear from representatives of the Australian Democracy Network, Australian Conservation Foundation, the Human Rights Law Centre; and electoral analysts Dr Brendan Long, Dr Kevin Bonham, Mr Ben Raue and Mr Malcolm Mackerras AO.

Committee Chair Ms Kate Thwaites MP said, ‘The Committee will hear from electoral analysts about the principle of ‘one vote, one value’ and examine proposals about representation in Parliament, the size of Parliament and opportunities for reform.

The Committee will also hear from third parties about how they engage in political advocacy and their position on proposed electoral reforms.’

The inquiry’s interim report was tabled in Parliament this week. The final report is due to be tabled before the end of this year.

Further information about the inquiry, including published submissions and hearing transcripts, is available on the inquiry webpage.

Public hearing details in Canberra

Time: 9.45 am–1.30 pm AEST
Date: Friday, 23 June 2023
Location: Committee Room 1R3, Parliament House

The hearing will be broadcast live at aph.gov.au/live.

Media enquiries

Mr Alex Collum
(02) 6277 4305 (sitting weeks) or (03) 9459 1411

For background information

Committee Secretariat
02 6277 2374
em@aph.gov.au

For more information about this Committee, you can visit its website. On the site, read submissions, and get details for upcoming public hearings. You can also track the Committee and receive email updates by clicking on the blue ‘Track Committee’ button in the bottom right hand corner of the page.

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