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Annual Report 2010-2011 Northern Territory Electoral Commission



Annual Report 2010-2011 Northern Territory Electoral Commission

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61 APPENDIX C - Update of the corporate plan for 2011 to 2015 Enrolment Objective - A complete, accurate and securely maintained roll of Northern Territory electors that meets the requirements of stakeholders. Strategies Maintain rolls for the Legislative Assembly and local government in partnership with the AEC in an efficient and effective manner. Monitor performance in terms of completeness, accuracy and the timely update of the electoral roll. Develop and implement enrolment stimulation activities and initiatives including joint programs with the AEC. Provide roll data in accordance with legislation. Provide support to Legislative Assembly redistribution committees and local government representation reviews and effect changes following final boundary determinations. Performance Measure Percentage of estimated eligible electors enrolled in the Territory compared to previous years. Elections Objective - Efficient and effective conduct of elections. Strategies Advocate best practice in electoral legislation for government elections and in non-government election rules. Enhance our knowledge of the needs of our diverse client base to customise electoral services. Review and document election policies, procedures and processes. Review recruitment and training programs and tools for effective service delivery. Performance Measures Voter participation rate compared to similar electoral events in previous years. Relative cost of elections, compared to similar electoral events in previous years. Education and Information Objective - A community that is well informed about its electoral rights, responsibilities, processes and available services. Strategies Conduct targeted public advertising and publicity campaigns. Develop programs to deliver education and information services across the Territory. Maintain and improve school based education programs. Conduct research and monitor external electoral developments. Expand strategic alliances with organisations providing services to our diverse community. Review and improve the public reporting program. Performance Measure Number of participants at school and community education sessions Corporate Support Objective - Staff, infrastructure and business systems that meet governance and operational requirements. Strategies Monitor the organisational structure so that it best meets the strategic challenges of the NTEC. Document, maintain and improve policies and procedures that uphold the business requirements of the NTEC, the Northern Territory Public Service and relevant legislation. Continuously improve IT operational support systems. Encourage staff development and recognition. Performance Measure Performance in the corporate support area is to be reported on an activity basis in the Annual Report.