Inquiry into the Impact of Social Media on Elections and Electoral Administration

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What was the inquiry about?

This inquiry looked at the impact of social media and online advertising on Victorian state elections. The terms of reference sets out the issues the inquiry considered.

What is the inquiry up to now?

We have now tabled the final report for this inquiry.

The Government has six months to respond to the recommendations in the report. The response will be published on this website when it is received. In its response, the Government will indicate whether it supports the Committee’s recommendations. It can also outline actions it may take.

What people told us
You can read what people said in written submissions and at public hearings.

Watch some of the evidence given at the public hearings:


Online community forum

The Committee held an online community forum to discuss some of the key themes of the inquiry

Mailing list

To receive updates on the progress of the inquiry, email news@parliament.vic.gov.au and request Electoral Social Media updates.

To receive all news alerts from the Parliament of Victoria, including news alerts for all parliamentary committee inquiries, email news@parliament.vic.gov.au and ask for ‘all news alerts’.

For further information please contact the Committee Secretariat.