Thursday 28 July 2022
For immediate release
The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) has received an application to change the name of a registered political party in accordance with the Electoral Act 2002 (the Act).
Current name of party: Health Australia Party
Current abbreviation: HAP
Proposed name: The Coalition For Freedom Prosperity Health
Proposed abbreviation: The Coalition
The application is signed by the Secretary of the party.
Objections to the proposed change must be submitted to the VEC in writing no later than the close of business on Monday 29 August. Valid reasons for objection include:
- the party's name is not allowable under section 47 of the Act.
Letters of objection can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to the VEC, Level 11, 530 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000.
Details of any objections will be made available to the applicant.