Australia's First Nations Political Party
|Australia's First Nations Political Party|
|Headquarters||Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia|
|Ideology||Indigenous rights and constitutional reform|
Australia's First Nations Political Party (AFNPP) was an Australian political party. The party was registered on 6 January 2011 with the Australian Electoral Commission. The party was founded by Maurie Japarta Ryan a former independent candidate and the grandson of Aboriginal Australian activist Vincent Lingiari. In November 2013, the Australian Electoral Commission approved the party's application to change its name from "Australian First Nations Political Party" to "Australia's First Nations Political Party".
AFNPP was deregistered by the Australian Electoral Commission on 15 August 2015, as it had failed to demonstrate the requisite 500 members to maintain registration.
- "First Nations Maurie Ryan stands down". Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
- "Official launch of Australia's first Aboriginal political party near the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra". Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
- "First Nations Political Party formed". The Adelaide Advertiser. 11 January 2011.
- Application to change party name approved - Australia’s First Nations Political Party, Australian Electoral Commission, 14 November 2013.
- FIRST PREFERENCES BY GROUP - NT, AEC, 10 October 2013.
- "Australia’s First Nations Political Party". Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 27 August 2015.
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