Local Electoral (Advertising) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill would amend the Local Electoral Act 2001 to address concerns around candidate safety by loosening the requirement that candidates attach either their residential or business address to electoral advertising, allowing email addresses, PO box or phone numbers, or links to an internet page to be used instead.

Current status

Royal Assent given 29 June 2022.
Enacted as the Local Electoral (Advertising) Amendment Act 2022 (2022/37)

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill


All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 137-1
Introduced 7 June 2022
First reading 7 June 2022
Select Committee Justice Committee
Public submissions due 11 June 2022
Select Committee report back 22 June 2022
Second reading 28 June 2022
Committee of the whole House 28 June 2022
Third reading 28 June 2022
Royal Assent 29 June 2022
Enacted as Local Electoral (Advertising) Amendment Act 2022 (2022/37)
Divided No

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