Senate debates

Tuesday, 3 December 2013


Electoral Matters Committee; Reference

3:56 pm

Photo of Christine MilneChristine Milne (Tasmania, Australian Greens) Share this | | Hansard source

I move:

That the following matter be referred to the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters for inquiry and report by 24 March 2014:

Different options for Senate voting, with particular reference to:

(a) the possible advantages and disadvantages of the following voting methods for both above the line and below the line voting:

(i) optional preferential,

(ii) partial preferential, and

(iii) compulsory preferential; and

(b) other related matters.