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This gazette
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Administered by: Finance
Published Date 06 Feb 2013
Printed Publication Date 06 Feb 2013








The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has received the following application to change the name and abbreviation of a registered political party under the provisions of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (the Electoral Act).


current registered name:

The First Nations Political Party

current registered abbreviation:




proposed registered name:

Australian First Nations Political Party

proposed registered abbreviation:


The application is made by the secretary, the treasurer and another member of the party.


If you believe that the party should not be registered because, under the Electoral Act:

·         the party’s application has not been correctly made; or

·         the party’s proposed name or abbreviation is prohibited,

you may lodge an objection.  Objections must be received by the AEC by 6 March 2013, must be in writing and include your name, street address, signature and the grounds for your objection.  Objections can be sent to:




Funding and Disclosure Section
Australian Electoral Commission
PO Box 6172
Kingston, ACT 2604


(02) 6271 4555

For more detailed information on objecting to an application from a registered political party, please consult the AEC website at the following link, or contact the AEC by fax or email as above, or by phone on (02) 6271 4607.



Any objections to this application are public documents and will be published on the AEC website whilst the application is being further processed.



Donella Greer

A/g Director, Funding and Disclosure

Delegate of the Australian Electoral Commission