Gympie Regional Local Government Area

On 15 February 2019, the Minister for Local Government referred a divisional boundary review of the Gympie Regional Council to the Change Commission. The purpose of this review is to ensure each division of the Council has a 'reasonable proportion of electors' (quota). In doing so, this ensures each person's vote has the same value.

The quota for each Gympie division is 4,592 electors. A lower limit of 4,133 electors (-10%) and an upper limit of 5,051 electors (+10%) is allowed.

As at 31 January 2019, Division 4 of Gympie did not meet the quota and Division 7 was close to the upper limit. See below for details.

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Divisional Review Documentation

Supporting Information

Fact Sheets

Maps & Statistical Area Level 1 (SA1) Data

Spatial SA1 Data (Current & Projected Enrolment)

Public Submissions


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Public Submissions

Public suggestions closed 5pm 13 May 2019 and are available to view in the table above.

Please see the timetable below for more information.

Review Timetable

The table below lists the review timetable. This information may be subject to change and will be updated throughout the assessment process.

27 April 2019Public suggestions were invited
5pm 13 May 2019Public suggestions closed
To be determinedPublication of the Change Commission's proposal
To be determinedPublic comments on the proposal are invited
To be determinedClosing date for public comments
To be determinedPublication of the Change Commission's final determination