TITLE

EARC's Review of the Queensland Local Government Electoral System

AUTHOR(S)
Tucker, Doug
PUB. DATE
July 1992
SOURCE
Social Alternatives;Jul92, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's views about the review of the local government electoral system of Queensland, which was done by Queensland's Electoral and Administrative Review Commission (EARC). The author says that the EARC failed to do all that Queensland Legislative Assembly had asked it to do in its review of the electoral system. The author says that the EARC did not investigate representation of women and Aboriginals in local councils.
ACCESSION #
24227868

 

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