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Northern Territory Electoral Commission annual report 2006-2007



Northern Territory Electoral Commission annual report 2006-2007


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ABOUT THE COMMISSION NTEC ANNUAL REPORT 2006-07 PAGE 7 of 48 Noteworthy events and activities with respect to the 2006-07 financial year: SEPTEMBER 2006 Legislative Assembly Stuart by-election; OCTOBER 2006 Release of the NTECs 3rd Annual Report; DECEMBER 2006 Publication of the Stuart by-election financial disclosure returns for candidates, their donors, publishers and broadcasters; FEBRUARY 2007 Publication of the annual financial disclosure returns for registered political parties; MARCH 2007 Katherine Town Council by-election; and MAY 2007 Publication of the 2005 Legislative Assembly General Election Report. The NTEC also conducted 27 elections and by-elections for community government councils in remote areas (see 4.3 of this Report for further details) and six fee for service elections. Looking to the future The following tasks are expected to feature heavily on the Commissions agenda during 2007-08: Support for the AEC in enrolment stimulation activities in anticipation of a Commonwealth election expected late 2007 and renegotiation of a new Joint Rolls Arrangement with the Commonwealth (if required); Further development of programs and support materials to raise public awareness on electoral matters; Continued conduct of research on relevant electoral topics and issues; Provision of advice for a review of the Electoral and Referendums Acts, and of advice and assistance for any review of the local government electoral provisions; Review of the planning, support tools and policies related to local government election management; Preparations and implementation of programs for the local government municipal elections in March and planning for expected shire elections in October 2008; Publication of a Strategic Plan for the NTEC; Consolidation of the review of the NTEC organisational structure; Resource allocation to the NTECs website; and Assistance to the Committees conducting the redistribution of electoral boundaries (scheduled to commence in December 2007).