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Northern Territory Electoral Commission annual report 2006-2007



Northern Territory Electoral Commission annual report 2006-2007


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KEY RESULT AREAS NTEC ANNUAL REPORT 2006-07 PAGE 9 of 48 2.3 ROLL REVIEWS The electoral roll is under constant review, primarily through various mail dispatches, data mining activities and personal visits that include: Data exchange and database cross-checks with certain federal government departments, Australia Post and the NTs Department of Education, Employment and Training and the Motor Vehicle Registry; Mail-outs to houses where there are no electors enrolled and addresses with multiple family listings; Targeted and general door-knocking; Objection processing with respect to Return to Sender mail; Remote community visits and remote electoral agent reviews; and The conduct of an annual Sample Audit Fieldwork (SAF) door-knock. 2.4 SAF AUDIT In March each year over a period of about 10 days, the AEC undertakes a national audit of the electoral roll through the random sampling of addresses in urban areas. In the NT, approximately 30% of its urban addresses are door-knocked as part of that annual exercise. The NT results of the March 2007 SAF audit are set out in the following table: PERFORMANCE MEASURES % ROLL COMPLETENESS (% electors confirmed as enrolled at audit) 93.0 ROLL ACCURACY (% electors confirmed as enrolled correctly at audit) 87.1 ADDRESS REGISTER ACCURACY (% addresses accurately recorded on Address Register at audit) 98.2 2.5 ENROLMENT PROGRAMS The NT Electoral Commission undertakes most of its enrolment programs in partnership with the Australian Electoral Commission. The joint activities undertaken in this reporting period included: An enrolment drive in shopping centres during February 2007 in conjunction with a television advertising campaign; An additional shopping centre enrolment drive in June 2007; Market stalls during 2007 at Mindil Beach, Palmerston, Rapid Creek, Nightcliff and Parap; A stall at the 2006 show in major centres in the Territory;