Communist Party of Australia

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Communist Party of Australia

AbbreviationCPA . ACP
Founded30 October 1920
Legalised18 December 1942
Banned15 June 1940
Dissolved3 March 1991
Youth wingEureka Youth League
Political orientationCommunism
International affiliationComintern (1921–1943)
De facto flag used in the 1940s–50s
De facto flag used in the 1940s–50s

The Communist Party of Australia (CPA), known as the Australian Communist Party (ACP) from 1944 to 1951, was a communist party in Australia. Although starting as a principled communist party, the party in its later years descended into revisionism and Eurocommunism.