How do I choose a party to vote for? Is there a summary of facts and information about each party and what they are offering?
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Each Australian voter needs to make their own choice about which candidate to vote for. They can do this by researching the policies of candidates which can be found on political parties’ websites.
The Australian Electoral Commission has all sorts of information about federal elections, including a list of all current registered political parties in Australia. This might be a good place to start for general information about voting in an election.
How to form a political party.
Parliamentary Education Office (peo.gov.au)
This graphic shows the steps required to form a political party: name the party and write a party constitution, have at least 1500 members or a member of the Australian Parliament, and apply for registration with the Australian Electoral Commission.
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