Registered political parties are reminded that section 43A of the Electoral Act 1985 requires the registered officer to lodge an annual return with ECSA to confirm the party‚Äôs continued eligibility for registration. Supporting documentation must also be lodged with the return and the requirement varies between parliamentary and non-parliamentary parties.  The return must be lodged by Wednesday 30 September 2020.

Failure to lodge the required return may be grounds for deregistration of the party.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Funding, Disclosure & Registration Branch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 08 7424 7400.