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In accordance with part 3.2 of the Local Government Act 2019, an independent local government representation committee will review local government boundaries not more than 10 months after election day for a general election.

The last general elections were held on 28 August 2021, therefore the next representation review must begin by 28 June 2022 at the latest. With the view to complete the 2022 representation review during the calendar year, the committee has determined to commence the review early in accordance with the following timetable.

First consultation periodLG ActDate
Invite submissions from councils and publics 30(1)(a)Monday 28 March 2022
Last day to receive submissionss 30(1)(b)Tuesday 31 May 2022
Committee determination period Date
Committee to make proposed determinations after considering submissionss 30(1)(c)(i)mid-June 2022
Development of proposed representation report and maps for each council July to August 2022
Proposed representation report and maps publisheds 30(1)(c)(ii)Wednesday 31 August 2022
Second consultation period Date
Invite submissions from councils and public regarding proposed representations 30(1)(c)(ii)Wednesday 31 August 2022
Last day to receive submissions about proposed representations 30(1)(d)4 November 2022
Committee determination period Date
Committee may meet with councils or hold public hearings to gather more information about the submissions receiveds 30(2)September to November 2022
Committee to make final determinations after considering the submissions received and any views heard at council meetings or public hearingss 30(1)(e)November 2022
Development of final representation report and maps for each council October to November 2022
Final representation report and maps publisheds 30(3)28 November 2022
Minister for Local Government to notify any changes by Gazette notices 30(4)December 2022