(22) JSCEM, "Report on the Conduct of the 2007 Federal Election and Matters Related Thereto" (June 2009), p.
7, citing "AEC Submission No 26 to the JSCEM inquiry into the integrity of the electoral roll dated 17 October 2000" at [12.2.5].
Thus, the 2006 JSCEM Inquiry highlighted both the 'little interest' of young Australians in 'political affairs' and the necessity of investigating the 'quality of education provided to' them (JSCEM 2006).
The more recent panic, demonstrated by the JSCEM inquiry, coincided with Howard's downgrading and eventual abolition of the portfolio.
Blind Citizens Australia developed a letter for its members to send to their local Members of Parliament (MPs) to express concerns about the JSCEM
recommendation to discontinue accessible voting; this letter is available online at: <www.bca.org.au/evoting/Accessible_ voting, at the federal_election.htm>.