On 13 December 2021, the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Political Campaigners) Act 2021 received Royal Assent. A political campaigner is now to be known as a significant third party. Detailed information is available on the Financial disclosure legislative changes page.
A significant third party that registers within the current financial year and was not required to be registered in the previous financial year must lodge an annual return for the previous financial year within 30 days of having been registered. For example, a significant third party that is registered on 24 January 2022 (for the financial year 2021-22) must lodge a Significant Third Party Annual Return for 2020-21 by 23 February 2022.
If you completed a 2020-21 Significant Third Party Disclosure Return and an amendment is required, you will need to complete the 2020-21 Significant Third Party Disclosure Return amendment form.
If you completed a 2020-21 Political Campaigner Disclosure Return and an amendment form is required, you will need to complete the 2020-21 Political Campaigner Disclosure Return amendment form.