Application to change a registered political party’s name

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 or posted to the VEC, Level 11, 530 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000.

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