Wow – 16,000 eligible Aboriginal Territorians not on the electoral …

Comment on Vast electorates, poor participation in our democracy by Mark J Smith.

Wow – 16,000 eligible Aboriginal Territorians not on the electoral roll!
I suppose this also impacts on the accuracy of polling data.

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