Former staffer of Wollongong MP Noreen Hay found guilty of electoral enrolment fraud

Former staffer of Wollongong MP Noreen Hay found guilty of electoral enrolment fraud

Posted May 21, 2018 17:17:36 Photo: Susan Greenhalgh has been found guilty on five counts of using a forged document. (ABC Illawarra: Chloe Hart) A former staffer of long-time Wollongong MP Noreen Hay has been found guilty of forging electoral roll documents ahead of Ms Hay’s successful re-election to the …

Former Queensland electoral commissioner ‘drunk at work’, seen in ‘compromising sexual position with employee’

Former Queensland electoral commissioner ‘drunk at work’, seen in ‘compromising sexual position with employee’

Updated May 17, 2018 16:51:14 Photo: Mr van der Merwe stepped down as Queensland’s electoral commissioner in February. (ABC News) Queensland’s former electoral commissioner, Walter van der Merwe, was drunk in the workplace, absent without reasonable excuse, and seen in a compromising position “of a sexual nature” with an employee, …

Electoral Commission proposes scrapping South Australian Labor held seat of Port Adelaide

Electoral Commission proposes scrapping South Australian Labor held seat of Port Adelaide

Updated April 13, 2018 12:05:13 Turnbull Government minister Christopher Pyne’s South Australian electorate has avoided the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC)’s scrapheap, with the commission instead targeting the Labor-held electorate of Port Adelaide. Port Adelaide is currently held by Labor MP Mark Butler, who is the spokesman for energy and climate …

Salim Mehajer convicted of multiple counts of electoral fraud in 2012 Auburn Council elections

Salim Mehajer convicted of multiple counts of electoral fraud in 2012 Auburn Council elections

Updated April 11, 2018 12:09:50 Salim Mehajer has been convicted of multiple counts of electoral fraud, with a Sydney Magistrate finding he acted in a “joint criminal enterprise” with his sister to influence the 2012 Auburn Council elections. The former deputy mayor of Auburn is currently before Central Local Court …

Federal electoral redistributions name new seats after Malcolm Fraser, war historian Charles Bean

Federal electoral redistributions name new seats after Malcolm Fraser, war historian Charles Bean

Posted April 06, 2018 13:01:47 Photo: The new seat in Melbourne’s western suburbs will be named after former PM Malcolm Fraser. (National Archives) The boundaries of every federal electorate in Victoria will be changed to squeeze in a new seat. The Australian Electoral Commission announced the Victorian redistribution today, adding …