The redistribution process is managed according to a timetable and each step in the process is detailed below:

Milestones Legislation
Public suggestions - The Redistribution Committee places notices in the Gazette and Territory newspapers inviting public suggestions. Electoral Act 2004 s141
Timeframe - 30 days
Closing date for suggestions - Interested persons or organisations wishing to make suggestions regarding the redistribution forward written suggestions to the Committee.  
Timeframe - as soon as practicable after the 30 days
Comments on the suggestions - The Redistribution Committee places notices in the Gazette and Territory newspapers advertising, and making available for public inspection without fee, copies of all suggestions and inviting public comments on the suggestions. Electoral Act 2004 s142
Timeframe - 14 days
Closing date for comments on the public suggestions - Interested persons or organisations to forward written comments on the suggestions to the Committee.  
Timeframe - as soon as practicable after the closing date
The Committee considers the public suggestions and comments and prepares a proposed redistribution of the Territory into divisions with proposed names. Electoral Act 2004 s143
The Redistribution Committee places notices in the Gazette and Territory newspapers advising the availability of map(s) showing the proposed divisions and names and inviting objections. Electoral Act 2004 ss144, 145
Timeframe - 30 days
Closing date for objections on the proposed divisions - Interested persons or organisations who wish to make objections on the proposed divisions to forward objections in writing to the Augmented Redistribution Committee.  
Objections considered by the Augmented Redistribution Committee - The Augmented Redistribution Committee considers all objections made under section 145 and may hold public hearings into objections. Electoral Act 2004 s146
Timeframe - as soon as practicable after the closing date
Decision - The Augmented Committee makes a final redistribution of the Territory into divisions and declares the redistribution by notice in the Gazette. Electoral Act 2004 s147
Report - The Augmented Committee presents a report to the Minister as soon as practical, including the details of all public submissions and maps showing the names and boundaries of all divisions. Electoral Act 2004 s148
Timeframe - within 5 sitting days
The Minister tables the report in the Legislative Assembly. Electoral Act 2004 s148(3)
Timeframe - as soon as practicable after the report is tabled
The report and maps are made available for public inspection, free of charge. Electoral Act 2004 s149
The redistribution takes effect for the next general election. Electoral Act 2004 s150
The decision of the Augmented Redistribution Committee is final.