‘Preference whisperers’: Reforms to group voting tickets in Victoria likely to be delayed until after election

An inquiry into Victoria’s “undemocratic” upper-house voting system is likely to be shelved until after the election. Victoria’s Legislative Council is the only jurisdiction in Australia where group voting tickets are still allowed. Under the system, voters choose just one… Read More »‘Preference whisperers’: Reforms to group voting tickets in Victoria likely to be delayed until after election

‘Unacceptable’: suspension of iVote system undermines rights of low vision Australians, expert says

The suspension of the iVote online voting system in New South Wales will undermine the rights of blind and low vision Australians and poses an “unacceptable” and “significant” step backwards, Australia’s leading low vision not-for-profit says. The NSW electoral commission… Read More »‘Unacceptable’: suspension of iVote system undermines rights of low vision Australians, expert says