Application for registration by the Migrants Party

Thursday 21 January 2021

For immediate release

The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) has received an application for registration as a political party from the Migrants Party, including the following proposed logo:

Migrants Party logo

The application is signed by the Chairman of the party, Kurukulasuriya Dilshan Finton Fernando.

Objections to the proposed registration must be submitted to the VEC in writing no later than Monday 22 February 2021. Valid reasons for objection include:

  • the party is not an eligible political party as defined by the Electoral Act 2002 (the Act)
  • the party’s application was not properly completed
  • the party’s name is not allowable under the Act.

Objections can be posted to the VEC, Level 11, 530 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000.

Details of any objections will be made available to the applicant.