Bound­aries in re­view

Canning Gazette - - NEWS -

SUB­URBS across Perth will shift to neigh­bour­ing elec­torates at the next State Elec­tion fol­low­ing a boundary shuf­fle to ac­com­mo­date pop­u­la­tion growth.

Changes to the bound­aries for State seats were gazetted on Novem­ber 27 af­ter a re­view by Elec­toral Dis­tri­bu­tion Com­mis­sion­ers. The re­view iden­ti­fied the high­est im­bal­ances were in Swan Hills, Butler, Bal­divis and Dar­ling Range.

To in­crease num­bers in River­ton, cur­rently held by Mike Na­han, the com­mis­sion­ers de­cided to trans­fer part of Leem­ing from Jan­dakot, held by Yaz Mubarakai, and part of River­ton that sits in Can­ning­ton, held by Bill John­ston.

Rel­a­tively mi­nor flow-on ad­just­ments were pro­posed for the bound­aries be­tween Can­ning­ton and Vic­to­ria Park, held by Ben Wy­att, and be­tween Vic­to­ria Park and South Perth, held by John Mcgrath.

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