IN MEMORIAM: All the political parties that were deregistered this year
A total of 17 parties lost registration with the Australian Electoral Commission in 2022.
More than a dozen political parties have been deregistered by the Australian Electoral Commission this year - some losing registration right after the federal election, while others voluntarily deregistered.
Secular Party of Australia (deregistered 11 January)
Australia First Party (deregistered 12 January)
Independents CAN (deregistered 12 January)
Love Australia or Leave (deregistered 12 January)
Science Party (deregistered 12 January)
Australian Affordable Housing Party (deregistered 23 February)
No5G Party (deregistered 23 February)
Socialist Equality Party (deregistered 23 February)
Democratic Labour Party (deregistered 4 March)
Christian Democratic Party (deregistered 17 March)
VOTEFLUX.ORG | Upgrade Democracy! (deregistered 24 March)
Health Australia Party (deregistered 5 April)
Seniors United Party (deregistered 29 June)
Liberal Democrats (deregistered 19 July)
United Australia Party (deregistered 8 September)
Australian Progressives (deregistered 12 October)
Rex Patrick Team (deregistered 24 October)
Not all the deregistered parties are necessarily "dead" parties.
The United Australia Party has a sitting senator in Ralph Babet, while both the DLP and LDP have MPs in the Victorian Legislative Council - Adem Somyurek & David Limbrick respectively.
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