Electoral Commission Queensland

Political party register

The register of political parties (PDF, 97.8 KB) provides information on all registered parties in Queensland and is maintained by ECQ. In order to remain registered, political parties must demonstrate compliance with all legislative requirements. If the registered officer of a political party fails to comply with these requirements, the Electoral Commissioner has authority to cancel the party registration. 

Amendments to the register

Amendments to the political party register requires a formal application to change the register (PDF, 484.8 KB). Political parties may apply to amend the following:

  • political party name
  • register an abbreviation
  • change the name of the appointed Registered Officer.
Party name and constitutionAbbreviationDate registeredRegistration amendment in progress
Australian Labor Party (State of Queensland)
ALP Constitution (PDF, 2.5 MB) 
Australian Labor Party14/08/1992No
Queensland Greens
The Greens Constitution  (PDF, 184.7 KB)
The Greens06/05/1994No
Family First Party Queensland
Family First Constitution (PDF, 321.5 KB)
Family First Party12/04/2006No
Liberal National Party of Queensland 
LNP Constitution (PDF, 448.5 KB) 
LNP09/09/2008No
Pauline Hanson's One Nation Queensland Division
Pauline Hanson's One Nation Constitution (PDF, 10.5 MB) 
Pauline Hanson's One Nation12/08/2011No
Katter's Australian Party
Katter's Party Constitution (PDF, 189.5 KB)
No abbreviation registered22/09/2011No
Palmer United Party 
PUP Constitution (PDF, 444.5 KB)
No abbreviation registered05/06/2013Yes
Civil Liberties, Consumer Rights, No-Tolls
Civil Liberties, Consumer Rights, No-Tolls Constitution (PDF, 141.9 KB)
No abbreviation registered23/10/2015No

Quarterly reporting

All registered political parties must comply with quarterly constitution reporting by completing the Quarterly Report form (PDF, 496.2 KB) within seven days of the reporting dates; 31 March, 30 June, 30 September and 31 December.