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 Derryn Hinch's Justice Party 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: Derryn Hinch's Justice Party
Registered officer: Annette Philpott
RO's address: 1 Queens Road
MELBOURNE VIC 3004
The party stated that it wishes to receive election funding.