Australian Country Party - application to register political party

The Northern Territory Electoral Commission (NTEC), pursuant to section 154 of the Electoral Act, gives notice of an application for registration of a political party under part 9 of the Act.

Name of party: Australian Country Party.
Name and address of nominated registered officer of party: Mr Elias Melky - PO Box 4495, Alice Springs NT 0871.

The party is registered under the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918.

A copy of the application and the party’s constitution are available for public inspection at the NTEC office, Level 3, TCG Centre, 80 Mitchell Street Darwin or on this website.

In accordance with section 155 an objection to the application must:

  • be in writing
  • state the grounds of the objection
  • state the objector’s name and address
  • be signed by the objector
  • be given to the Commission within 14 days after publication of this notice (i.e. Close of business on 20 Feb 2019).

A copy of each objection will be given to the nominated registered officer of the party for comment before a decision is made on the application.

For further information contact Wayne Harlock on 08 8999 5000 or email