[LINK] Fwd: re: vip-l: Federal Election

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Thu Dec 7 08:34:25 AEDT 2006

fyi . I've included Graeme's contact info because of his official 
position. Thought linkers might like a heads up.

>Dean and others,
>The Federal Government have announced a trial of electronic voting, 
>and I understand that the necessary legislation may have passed the 
>Senate but not the Reps yet.
>VISION Australia, BCA, AFDO and HREOC are members of an advisory 
>committee to the Australian Electoral Commission on the process.
>I won't say much more yet, but you should expect some news early next year.
>Hope this helps
>Graeme Innes AM
>Human Rights Commissioner
>Commissioner responsible for Disability Discrimination
>Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
>Tel: 61 2 9284 9692
>Email: graemeinnes at humanrights.gov.au

Jan Whitaker
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