Party registration decisions and changes

Previously registered parties

Political parties must meet certain conditions to be registered in Victoria. See Register a political party for more about this process.

This is a record of all parties previously registered in Victoria from 2018. If you need information from before 2018 please contact us on 131 832 or at rppregistration@vec.vic.gov.au.

  • Previously registered parties
    Party name Date registered Date deregistered
    Health Australia Party 24 April 2018 23 May 2024
    Democratic Labour Party (DLP) 26 March 1985 16 May 2024
    Fiona Patten's Reason Party 12 October 2010 7 March 2024
    Restore Democracy Sack Dan Andrews 28 October 2022 22 December 2023
    Angry Victorians 28 October 2022 21 December 2023
    Derryn Hinch's Justice Party 28 May 2018 16 March 2023
    Victorians Party 8 March 2022 9 September 2022
    Voluntary Euthanasia Party (Victoria) 25 July 2014 19 June 2020
    Socialist Alliance (Victoria) 4 November 2002 2 December 2019
    Australian Country Party 16 August 2005 (originally as Country Alliance) 11 July 2019
    Australian Conservatives (Vic) 18 July 2017 26 June 2019
    Australian Liberty Alliance 1 October 2018 12 June 2019
    Hudson for Northern Victoria 27 August 2018 18 February 2019
  • Changes to the register of political parties

    Registered political parties often make changes to their party details. The Electoral Act 2002 (Vic) requires us to publish notice of any proposed changes to the register of political parties in the Victoria Government Gazette.

    These changes might be:

    • change of party name
    • change of party logo
    • change of registered officer
    • change ofabbreviated name
    • change of registered address

    This is a record of all changes to the register of political parties from 1 January 2019. You can find full details of the changes in the Victoria Government Gazette.

    If you need information from before 2019 please call us on 131 832 or email rppregistration@vec.vic.gov.au.

  • 2024
    Party name Change Date
    Australian Labor Party – Victorian Branch Change of registered officer to Efstratios Staikos 23 May 2024
    Sustainable Australia Party Change of registered address 9 May 2024
    Legalise Cannabis Victoria Change of registered address 8 February 2024
  • 2023
    Party name Change Date
    Pauline Hanson's One Nation Change of abbreviation to One Nation 21 December 2023
    Companions and Pets Party Change of registered officer to Milton Wilde 23 November 2023
    Pauline Hanson's One Nation Change of registered address 17 November 2023
    Family First Victoria Change of registered officer to Jane Foreman 26 October 2023
    Transport Matters Party Change of registered officer to Toni Peters 6 October 2023
    Australian Labor Party - Victorian Branch Change of registered officer to Cameron Petrie 28 September 2023
    Freedom Party of Victoria Change of registered officer to Morgan Jonas 28 September 2023
    Liberal Democratic Party Change of party name 28 September 2023
    Animal Justice Party Change of registered address 3 July 2023
    Liberal Party of Australia - Victorian Division Change of registered officer to Stuart Smith 15 June 2023
    Health Australia Party Change of registered officer to Lisa Bentley 1 June 2023
    Family First Victoria Change of registered officer to Alister Cameron 20 April 2023
    Animal Justice Party Change of registered officer to Austin Cram 16 March 2023
    Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Application to change registered officer refused 10 March 2023
    Liberal Party of Australia - Victorian Division Change of registered officer to Felicity Redfern 6 March 2023
    Liberal Democratic Party Change of registered officer to Robert McCathie 23 February 2023
    Legalise Cannabis Victoria Change of registered officer to Craig Ellis 2 February 2023
    Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Change of registered officer to Cary de Wit 10 January 2023
  • 2022
    Party name Change Date
    New Democrats Change of registered address 2 December 2022
    Liberal Party of Australia - Victorian Division Update to registered officer details 17 November 2022
    Angry Victorians Party Change of registered address 10 November 2022
    United Australia Party Change of registered address 10 November 2022
    Family Matters Australia Party Application for registration refused after not meeting Act requirements 31 October 2022
    Indigenous-Aboriginal Party of Australia Application for registration refused after not meeting Act requirements 28 October 2022
    Australian Federation Party Victoria Application for registration refused after not meeting Act requirements 28 October 2022
    Australian Democrats Application for registration refused after not meeting Act requirements 28 October 2022
    FUSION: Science, Pirate, Secular, Climate, Emergency Application for registration refused after not meeting Act requirements 28 October 2022
    Independence Party Application for registration refused after not meeting Act requirements 27 October 2022
    Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Change of registered address 13 October 2022
    Victorian Socialists Change of party logo 6 October 2022
    Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Change of party logo 29 September 2022
    Health Australia Party Application to change party name withdrawn 27 September 2022
    Legalise Marijuana Party Application for registration withdrawn 26 September 2022
    Victoria Climate Change Party Application for registration refused after not meeting Act requirements 12 September 2022
    Victorians Party Change of party logo 5 September 2022
    Derryn Hinch's Justice Party Change of registered officer to Annette Philpott 18 August 2022
    Liberal Democratic Party Change of party logo 28 July 2022
    Family First Victoria Application for registration refused after not meeting Act requirements 22 July 2022
    Victorians Party Registration of logo 13 July 2022
    Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Change of registered officer to Stephen Campbell 9 February 2022
  • 2021
    Party name Change Date
    National Party of Australia - Victoria Change of registered address 9 November 2021
    Animal Justice Party Change of registered office to Meg Watkins 29 October 2021
    Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Change of registered officer to Michael Palma 4 October 2021
    Transport Matters Party Change of registered address 17 September 2021
    Fiona Patten's Reason Party Change of registered address 14 September 2021
    Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Change of registered officer to Joel Van Der Horst 19 March 2021
    Animal Justice Party Change of registered officer to Nadine Richings 16 March 2021
    Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Reregistered after meeting review requirements 2 March 2021
    Pauline Hanson's One Nation Reregistered after meeting review requirements 2 February 2021
    Fiona Patten's Reason Party Reregistered after meeting review requirements 2 February 2021
    Liberal Democratic Party Reregistered after meeting review requirements 2 February 2021
    Liberal Democratic Party Change of registered address 25 January 2021
  • 2020
    Party name Change Date
    Australian Labor Party - Victorian Branch Reregistered after meeting review requirements 22 December 2020
    Health Australia Party Reregistered after meeting review requirements 18 December 2020
    Derryn Hinch's Justice Party Reregistered after meeting review requirements 18 December 2020
    Victorian Socialists Reregistered after meeting review requirements 18 December 2020
    Sustainable Australia Party - Stop Overdevelopment/Corruption Reregistered after meeting review requirements 4 December 2020
    Liberal Party of Australia - Victorian Division Reregistered after meeting review requirements 3 December 2020
    Transport Matters Party Reregistered after meeting review requirements 3 December 2020
    The Australian Greens - Victoria Reregistered after meeting review requirements 25 November 2020
    Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party Victoria Reregistered after meeting review requirements 17 November 2020
    Animal Justice Party Reregistered after meeting review requirements 17 November 2020
    National Party of Australia - Victoria Reregistered after meeting review requirements 11 November 2020
    Sustainable Australia Party - Stop Overdevelopment/Corruption Change of party name 15 September 2020
    Liberal Democratic Party Change of registered officer to Tim Quilty 8 September 2020
    Australian Labor Party - Victorian Branch Change of registered officer to Christopher Ford 28 July 2020
    Liberal Party of Australia - Victoria Division Change of registered address 29 June 2020
    Transport Matters Party Change of registered officer to Rodney Barton 26 June 2020
    The Australian Greens - Victoria Change of registered officer to Martin Shield 19 February 2020
    Derryn Hinch's Justice Party Change of registered officer to Ruth Stanfield 6 February 2020
  • 2019
    Party name Change Date
    Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Change of registered officer to Jennifer Bowden 17 December 2019
    Liberal Party of Australia - Victoria Division Change of registered officer to Sam McQuestin 27 November 2019
    Australian Labor Party - Victorian Branch Change of registered officer to Clare Burns 8 October 2019
    Liberal Party of Australia - Victoria Division Change of registered officer to Adam Wojtonis 16 August 2019
    Pauline Hanson's One Nation Change of registered address 8 August 2019
    The Australian Greens - Victoria Change of registered officer to Rohan Leppert 2 July 2019
    Transport Matters Party Change of registered address 11 June 2019
    Sustainable Australia Party - Stop Overdevelopment/Corruption Change of logo 16 April 2019
    The Australian Greens - Victoria Change of registered officer to Michael Poland 22 March 2019
    Animal Justice Party Reregistered after meeting review requirements 1 March 2019
    Australian Country Party Change of party name to 'Australian Country Party', abbreviation 'Country Party' 1 March 2019
    Australian Country Party Change of registered address 20 February 2019
    Victorian Socialists Change of registered officer to Corey Oakley 30 January 2019
    Liberal Party of Australia - Victoria Division Change of registered officer to Simon Frost 17 January 2019