AEC not yet proven where election writs have been advertised as required by Electoral Act

It seems the Australian Electoral Commissioner Tom Rogers has been unable to provide proof of where the election writ has been published as required under the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918.

Dale Holmes writes that the AEC has been unable to state which newspapers have published the writs, therefore a huge question mark hangs over the legitimacy of the federal election on Saturday.

https://t.me/DaleHolmes1985/1084

154  Writs for election of members of House of Representatives

             (1)  A writ for the election of a Member of the House of Representatives or for a general election for the House of Representatives shall be addressed to the Electoral Commissioner.

             (2)  Only 8 writs shall be issued for each general election, namely:

                     (a)  a writ that relates to the members to be elected from New South Wales;

                     (b)  a writ that relates to the members to be elected from Victoria;

                     (c)  a writ that relates to the members to be elected from Queensland;

                     (d)  a writ that relates to the members to be elected from South Australia;

                     (e)  a writ that relates to the members to be elected from Western Australia;

                      (f)  a writ that relates to the members to be elected from Tasmania;

                     (g)  a writ that relates to the members to be elected from the Australian Capital Territory; and

                     (h)  a writ that relates to the members to be elected from the Northern Territory.

             (3)  The 8 writs issued for a general election shall be issued on the same day.

             (4)  Where a writ for an election to be held in a Division, or each Division, in a State or Territory is received by the Electoral Commissioner under subsection (1), the Commissioner shall:

                     (a)  endorse on the writ the date of its receipt;

                     (b)  advertise receipt of, and particulars of, the writ:

                              (i)  in not less than 2 newspapers circulating generally in the State or Territory; or

                             (ii)  if there is only one newspaper circulating generally in the State or Territory—in that newspaper;

                     (c)  take such steps as the Commissioner considers appropriate to advise the Divisional Returning Officer or each Divisional Returning Officer, as the case requires, of the particulars of the writ, including the dates fixed by the writ; and

                     (d)  give such directions as the Commissioner considers appropriate to the Divisional Returning Officer or each Divisional Returning Officer, as the case requires, in relation to the holding of the election.

    (5)  Where a writ for an election to be held in a Division or Divisions is received by the Electoral Commissioner under subsection (1), the Commissioner may, where he or she considers it appropriate, advertise receipt of, and particulars of, the writ, in a newspaper or newspapers circulating in the Division or in some or all of the Divisions, as the case requires.

153  Writs for election of Senators

             (1)  A writ for the election of Senators shall be addressed to the Australian Electoral Officer for the State or Territory for which the election is to be held.

             (2)  Where a writ for an election of Senators is received by the Australian Electoral Officer for a State or Territory under subsection (1), the officer shall:

                     (a)  endorse on the writ the date of its receipt;

                     (b)  advertise receipt of, and particulars of, the writ:

                              (i)  in not less than 2 newspapers circulating generally in the State or Territory; or

                             (ii)  if there is only one newspaper circulating generally in the State or Territory—in that newspaper;

                     (c)  take such steps as the officer considers appropriate to advise each Divisional Returning Officer in the State or Territory of the dates fixed by the writ; and

                     (d)  give such directions as the officer considers appropriate to each Divisional Returning Officer in relation to the holding of the election.

The AEC has been contacted for comment with this request:

‘To Tom Rogers
Australian Electoral Commissioner
Dear Sir,
Could you please provide information relating to the publication of the writs for a general election as required under section 153 and 154 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918.

  • eight writs have to be published, could you please advise in what newspapers, location and date of publication.
    Thank you
    J O’Toole
    Editor
    Cairns News
    May 18, 2022′

About Editor, cairnsnews

One of the few patriots left who understands the system and how it has been totally subverted under every citizen's nose. If we can help to turn it around we will, otherwise our children will have nothing. Our investigations show there is no 'government' of the people for the people of Australia. The removal of the Crown from Australian Parliaments, followed by the incorporation of Parliaments aided by the Australia Act 1987 has left us with corporate government with policies not laws, that apply only to members of political parties and the public service. There is no law, other than the Common Law. This fact will be borne out in the near future as numerous legal challenges in place now, come to a head soon.

Posted on May 18, 2022, in AEC, Election, electoral roll, General and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 13 Comments.

  1. Moreover, in the NT, it has been announced that some remote locations (ie Aboriginal Homelands in which people typically have their act together, such as Utopia), will be unable to vote because there is not enough staff to man the booths.

    Poor things. AEC bureaucrats try so hard to help us practice democracy, but some mean bureaucrats (in the AEC) won’t let them employ enough staff.

    Hmmmm. There is something wrong with this equation. I will figure it out eventually.

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  2. Step O'Rafferty

    Rob Avery does that mean that all federal statutes, regulations, treaties etc that have been enacted since then are now invalid? If so we had better get our law books out and begin living according to the laws that were current in 1973. What a mess to sort out!

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  3. If the majors were to lose this election, were they then going to bring up the issue of no writs being issued and declare the election illegal, and then call another election where they made damn sure they won by rigging the final votes?
    Or do they have some other trick up their sleeve?
    THE AEC CANNOT BE TRUSTED!
    Three or four years ago there was an inquiry into whether Get Up were connected to Labor.
    The AEC said ‘ definitely not!’.That was enough to raise the red
    flag for me. ( excuse the pun)
    Then when I posted that they were probably using Scytl technology for final counting, they said ‘ definitely not!’ ( They seem to have a very negative vocabulary!)
    The State Electoral Commission have used Scytl technology for several years and in a copy of a letter I have from the Australian Scytl Director to a Victorian MP in 2019, he says he hopes it will be used Nationally in the future.
    I think that time has come…they are so desperate they will use any means to win.

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  4. Rod Culleton finally got a reply to the FOI request written 2 months ago
    To the Attorney-General for legality of the the removal of the Great Seal
    Of the Commonwealth in 1973.
    The Great Seal is required to make Commonwealth Law. It is the most
    Central thing to run Government and Parliament under the Constitution.
    The answer came in yesterday morning. They have now admitted that
    They “DID NOT HAVE ANY AUTHORITY” to remove the Great Seal in
    1973.
    That means it is ‘ILLEGAL AND DONE IN TREASON”
    And every ACT since, is NOT VALID LAW, NO AUTHORITY” means there
    Is NO LAW ever since.
    The document received is the single most important thing to blow every
    Current government and Parliament in Australia, out of the water.
    It is the ‘magic bullet’ that has hit them between the eyes, out through
    the teeth down to the swinging wand and out the south low docking port.
    Documents today have been filed with the Federal Police.
    The UK Government has also been put on notice.

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  5. Who won this election is who WE say won this election

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  6. Step O'Rafferty

    Here is a link to the Victorian House of Reps writ: https://www.aec.gov.au/election/files/writs/VIC-HoR.pdf
    As Gordon wrote, there is no letterhead. The first paragraph begins with ‘We command you…’ Who is “we”?

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  7. Thank you Jen… there is so much mis/disinformation out there regarding voting. I watched a q&a with Bosi the other day and he was talking about a safe vote but now the AEC is saying there’s no such thing.
    I personally believe we need to clean the AEC house after we’ve done dealing with government.

    https://t.me/australiaoneparty_official/2749

    https://t.me/australiaoneparty_official/2748

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  8. Janice… saw that… EVERYONE should vote below the line. Its the information I was given and that’s what I did. If people are leaving a blank square above the line because they were told the candidate was withdrawn, the whole thing is invalid. I wonder how many times that happened? Wonder if they will re-do it? Probably not. Like the jab, they will say people should have informed themselves – which is true unfortunately.

    If you haven’t voted yet – VOTE BELOW THE LINE ON THE WHITE PAPER – NUMBER 12 boxes – plenty of good freedom parties to choose from and do NOT number any majors. Not much info on the independents, but I do know for a fact that Lindsay Temple is AustraliaOne man.

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  9. Given that the Party campaign launches are held at the end of the campaign and AFTER the voting has begun, it would not surprise that the official election writs are issued and published AFTER the election.

    Might as well release the policy costings after the election too! Two days prior to the election is a bit too early for us to go through, eh?

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  10. Janusz kniszka

    Yes, it’s a good question. How can we be sure that people who lied about covid won’t lie about legality or results of the election

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  11. There is also this to be worried about too, by the look of things. They’re going to try every dirty little trick they can..

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  12. Gordon Ledwidge

    I have seen an election writ, signed by a witness, G.G.David Hurley how incidentally should be the issuer of the writ for the election of the House of Representatives.The writ has no letter head, it refers to an unnamed law that it is to be made to and signed by a Special Minister of state – Ben Morton. Completely contrary to section 12 of the constitution.

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  13. Good luck with that one

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