2082.0 - Discover Your Commonwealth Electoral Division, Australia, 2019  
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CHANGES IN BOUNDARIES SINCE 2016


The boundaries for commonwealth electoral divisions have changed since the 2016 federal election. The most recent boundary redistributions by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) were:

  • the 2017 redistribution of the Northern Territory and Tasmania, and
  • the 2018 redistribution of Queensland, Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory and South Australia.

A detailed explanation and report of federal electoral boundary redistributions can be found on the Australian Electoral Commission website.


SUMMARY OF CHANGES BETWEEN 2016-2018

The Commonwealth Electoral Divisions developed by the ABS are an approximation of the AEC electoral divisions, using one or more Statistical Areas Level 1 (SA1) in the Australian Statistical Geographic Standard (ASGS).

There were 56 electoral divisions affected by boundary change between 2016 and 2018.

Compared to 2016:
  • there are 151 electoral divisions rather than 150 divisions
  • there are 2 new electoral divisions, specifically Fraser in Victoria and Bean in the Australian Capital Territory
  • 1 electoral division has been dissolved, specifically Port Adelaide in South Australia
  • 6 existing electoral divisions have been renamed