Monday 5 February 2018
For immediate release

Application for registration by Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party

The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) has received an application for registration as a political party from Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party.

The application is signed by the Secretary of the party, Annette Philpott.

Objections to the proposed registration must be submitted to the VEC in writing no later than Monday, 12 March 2018. 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 Victorian Electoral Commission, Level 11, 530 Collins Street, Melbourne Vic, 3000, or emailed to

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

Media enquiries:

Mike Lagastes
Manager, Communication
Victorian Electoral Commission
Phone: (03) 8620 1189
Mobile: 0458 390 540