Original article by Primrose Riordan, Yolanda Redrup
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 3 : 12-Jul-16
The high cost of the 2016 federal election – estimated at almost $A200m – and the lengthy delay in counting votes has prompted renewed debate about electronic voting. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten support e-voting, but the Nick Xenophon Team and the Australian Greens are concerned about security issues. The latter notes that the potential for hacking of personal devices emerged during the 2015 election in New South Wales.
AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET, AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY, NICK XENOPHON TEAM, AUSTRALIAN GREENS, AUSTRALIAN INFORMATION INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION LIMITED, AUSTRALIA. JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON ELECTORAL MATTERS, UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE