The Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission was established to review and carry out periodic redistributions of the boundaries of South Australia’s House of Assembly electoral districts

2020

The personnel comprising the Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission (EDBC) from time to time are appointed in accordance with section 78 of the Constitution Act 1934 (SA).

The 2020 Commission comprises the following members:

The Honourable Justice Trish Kelly (The Chair)
Mr Mick Sherry (Electoral Commissioner)
Mr Michael Burdett (Surveyor-General)

The Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission received 5 written representations relating to the effect of amendments enacted by the Constitution (One Vote One Value) Amendment Act 2017.  The representations are provided below in the order they were received.

The 2020 EDBC brochure is available below.

The following is a proposed timetable for proceedings of the Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission.

Proposed TimetableCommission Targets
Oct 2019 Public notices appear in selected metropolitan and country newspapers inviting written representations on constitutional amendments
15 Nov 2019 Closing date for written representations – constitutional amendments
3 Dec 2019 Public hearing – constitutional amendments
Dec 2019 Public notices inviting written representations on boundary proposals
11 Feb 2020 Public hearing – mainly demographic matters
24 Apr 2020 Closing date for written representations – boundary proposals
May-Jun 2020 Further public hearings to hear and consider evidence and argument in support of representations
30 Jun 2020 Relevant date
Jul-Aug 2020 Commission reviews all material received
15 Aug 2020 Release of draft order giving details of proposed boundaries
16 Sep 2020 Final written submissions and any further hearings conducted
Nov 2020 Commission finalises and gazettes its order