Party registration decisions and changes

Updated: 11 August 2022
Party registration decisions – 2022
Date Party name Decision
18 July 2022 Australia's Representatives

Application for registration refused

Statement of reasons

1 July 2022 Voices for the Senate

Application for registration approved

Statement of reasons

7 April 2022 Australian People's Party

Delegate decision affirmed – Australian People's Party

Related delegate's decision

18 March 2022 David Pocock

Application for registration approved

Statement of reasons

17 March 2022 TNL

Application for registration approved

Statement of reasons

9 March 2022 The Local Party of Australia

Application for registration approved

Statement of reasons

28 February 2022 Drew Pavlou Democratic Alliance

Application for registration approved

Statement of reasons

9 February 2022 Clive Palmer's United Australia Party

Delegate decision affirmed – Clive Palmer’s United Australia Party

Related delegate's decision

9 February 2022 Liberal Democratic Party

Delegate decision affirmed – Objection upheld – Liberal Democratic Party

Related delegate's decision

9 February 2022 Democratic Labour Party

Delegate decision affirmed – Objection upheld – Democratic Labour Party

Related delegate's decision

9 February 2022 Reignite Democracy Australia Party

Application for registration refused

Statement of reasons

18 January 2022 Australian Values Party

Application for registration approved

Statement of reasons

18 January 2022 Kim for Canberra

Application for registration approved

Statement of reasons

Party registration changes – 2022
Date Party name Notice
11 August 2022 Pauline Hanson's One Nation

Enter abbreviation

Statement of reasons

27 July 2022 Australian Labor Party (Northern Territory) Branch Change of Registered Officer address
25 July 2022 Liberal Party of Australia (S.A. Division) Change of Registered Officer
8 July 2022 Country Liberal Party (NT) Change of party status to Parliamentary party
8 July 2022 David Pocock Change of party status to Parliamentary party
8 July 2022 Rex Patrick Team Change of party status to non-Parliamentary party
27 June 2022 Australian Labor Party (State of Queensland) Change of Registered Officer
24 May 2022 David Pocock Change of Registered Officer address
12 May 2022 United Australia Party Change of Registered Officer
12 April 2022 Drew Pavlou Democratic Alliance Change of Registered Officer address
8 April 2022 Australian Labor Party (South Australian Branch) Change of Registered Officer
1 April 2022 Liberal Democratic Party

Application refused

Statement of reasons

31 March 2022 Country Liberal Party (NT) Change of Registered Officer
29 March 2022 Jacqui Lambie Network

Change of logo

Statement of reasons

29 March 2022 WESTERN AUSTRALIA PARTY Change of Registered Officer
28 March 2022 FUSION: Science, Pirate, Secular, Climate Emergency Change of Registered Officer
21 March 2022 Australian Greens Change of Registered Officer address
18 March 2022 National Party of Australia

Change of Registered Officer address

11 March 2022 Australian Federation Party

Change of logo

Statement of reasons

9 March 2022 Australian Labor Party (ALP) Change of Registered Officer address
1 March 2022 Climate Emergency Action Alliance: Vote Planet

Change of name, abbreviation and logo

Statement of reasons

28 February 2022 Country Liberal Party (NT) Change of party status to non-Parliamentary Party
28 February 2022 Legalise Cannabis Australia

Change of logo

Statement of reasons

18 February 2022 Liberal Democratic Party

Change of logo

Statement of reasons

2 February 2022 Liberal Party of Australia, NSW Division Change of Registered Officer address
28 January 2022 Kim for Canberra Change of Registered Officer address
19 January 2022 Seniors United Party of Australia Change of Registered Officer

Deregistered political parties - 2022

The AEC maintains a list of political parties that have been deregistered.