Friday, April 17, 2015

Australian Democrats officially deregistered

The Australian Democrats have been officially stripped of party status almost 40 years after the organisation was founded, but the Democrats say they will appeal against the decision by the Electoral Commission to deregister the party.

In 1977, former Liberal minister Don Chipp founded the political party with the now famous goal of 'keeping the bastards honest'.

Read more...http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-04-17/democrats-officially-stripped-of-party-status/6399326