On 12 April 2016, Gina Dario, A/g Assistant Commissioner, as a delegate of the Electoral Commission for the purposes of s.126 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (the Act), approved the application from ten members of CountryMinded for registration as a political party under the Act. Under s.133(1) of the Act, the following information was entered in the Register of Political Parties:
Name of party: CountryMinded
Abbreviation: no abbreviation sought
Registered officer: Helen Hall
RO's address: 1122 Willaroo Road
BOGGABILLA NSW 2409
The party stated that it wishes to receive election funding.