Consultation sought on electoral reform Thu 20 September 2012 Bryan Green Acting Premier Consultation has started on proposed changes to electoral arrangements for Local Government in Tasmania. Acting Premier Bryan Green said a discussion paper has been released and that comments are welcome from local councils, individual councillors and members of the public. Mr Green said the proposed changes included introducing opt-in compulsory voting which would allow councils to choose to make voting in local government elections compulsory. Other proposals include introducing all-in, all-out elections every four years, with four-year terms for Mayors and Deputy Mayors, election of Deputy Mayors by councillors and banning dual council and State Government representation. The discussion paper is available at www.dpac.tas.gov.au/divisions/lgd and the comment period is open until 31 October 2012.