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About redistribution

To ensure the number of electors within each district remains approximately the same over time, the Constitution Act 1902 requires that electoral district boundaries are adjusted. This formal process is called a redistribution, and must take place after every second New South Wales State general election. 


A redistribution is a process conducted in a transparent public environment, to equalise the number of voters in each electoral district.

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Redistribution and the 2023 NSW State election

The redistribution process
The Constitution Act 1902 sets out the conditions under which a redistribution should take place. The Electoral Act 2017, provides the process and timetable for the redistribution.

How decisions are made
A redistribution is a collaborative process involving input from the public, political participants and other stakeholders.

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Public hearing
This event is an opportunity to hear further from the persons and organisations that responded to the draft determination.