South Australia will lose one Federal Electorate at the next election. There’s been plenty of media speculation that the Labor and Liberal parties will gang up to get rid of the seat of Mayo.
Not only would it be a cheeky way for the major parties to shore up their duopoly, it would tear our close-knit community apart.
The Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island are linked by common culture, common industries and common interests. We don’t want to be tacked on to city seats and lose our representation.
The Commission looks at the economic, social and regional interests in redrawing the boundaries as well as population growth and the physical features of an area. You can read more about the redistribution and AEC process here.