Sustainable Australia (ACT) - Change Party Abbreviation

Published 6 Mar 2020

Sustainable Australia (ACT) applies to change its abbreviation to “Sustainable Australia – Stop overdevelopment. Stop corruption.”

Sustainable Australia (ACT) has applied to change its official abbreviation from “Sustainable Australia” to “Sustainable Australia – Stop overdevelopment. Stop corruption.” Mr Damian Cantwell AM, ACT Electoral Commissioner, said today.

As a result of this change, Sustainable Australia (ACT) will have the choice of two names that it will be able to use on ballot papers at the October 2020 ACT election:

  • Sustainable Australia (ACT); or
  • Sustainable Australia - Stop overdevelopment. Stop corruption.

Anyone wishing to object to the change to the abbreviation of Sustainable Australia (ACT) may lodge a written objection with the Electoral Commissioner by 19 March 2020.

A notice inviting objections to the change of abbreviation was published on the ACT Legislation Register, on the ACT Open Government webpage and on Elections ACT’s website on Thursday 5 March 2020.

A copy of the application and the constitution of the party are available for public inspection at the office of the Commissioner between 9.00am and 5.00pm on business days.

Further information on party registration can be viewed on the Commission’s website at