The Change Commission is reviewing the internal boundaries (divisions) of the Whitsunday Regional Council. The purpose of this review is to ensure each division of the Council has a similar number of voters (quota), so that each person’s vote has the same value.
The Change Commission has prepared its proposal, which can be viewed below.
Division 1: Airlie Beach, Jubilee Pocket, Mandalay, Shute Harbour, the Whitsunday Islands & part of Cannonvale (Coral Esplanade, Altmann Avenue, Eshelby Drive, Jones Road, Woodwark Crescent & Macona Crescent).
Division 2: Woodwark, Cannon Valley & Cannonvale (excluding Coral Esplanade, Altmann Avenue, Eshelby Drive, Jones Road, Woodwark Crescent & Macona Crescent).
Division 3: Proserpine, Conway, Preston, Palm Grove, Crystalbrook, Kelsey Creek, Gunyarra & Lethebrook.
Division 4: Collinsville, Cape Upstart & the outskirts of Bowen.
Division 5: Strathdickie, Mount Marlow, Brandy Creek, Sugarloaf, Riordanvale, Myrtlevale, Gregory River, Hideaway Bay & Dingo Beach.
Division 6: Bowen.
|The Commission’s Proposal|
Maps of Divisional Boundaries
|Proposed Divisions – Spatial Data (Divisions & Statistical Area Level 1 (SA1))|
Please note these datasets are for users of spatial programs such as MapInfo or ESRI and based on the proposed divisional boundaries.
Existing Divisions – Spatial Data (Divisions & SA1)
Existing Divisions – SA1 PDF Maps & SA1 CSV Data
|Supporting Information||Fact Sheets|
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Comments on the proposal are invited until 30 September 2019. Late submissions cannot be accepted.
To make a submission please use one of the options below:
Timetable information may be subject to change and will be updated throughout the assessment process.
|27 April 2019||Public suggestions were invited|
|5pm 13 May 2019||Public suggestions closed|
|13 September 2019||Publication of the Change Commission’s proposal|
|13 September 2019||Public comments on the proposal are invited|
|5pm 30 September 2019||Closing date for public comments|
|To be determined||Publication of the Change Commission’s final determination|