The Community Alliance Party had their official launch launch on Thursday 12 June 2008 at the Albert Hall in Yarralumla (ACT).
Their guest and keynote speakers were:
* Tony Powell AO - former Commissioner for the NCDC
* Dr. Jenny Stewart - Associate Professor of Public Policy at University of Canberra
The MC was Ian MacDougall (a local musician) who also gave the first public performance of "This Town is Your Town" a new rendition of a classic Woody Guthrie song.
The first four candidates; James Sizer (Brindabella), Jane Tullis (Ginninderra), Norvan Vogt (Molonglo) and Mike Crowther (Ginninderra) also made their debut campaign speeches at this event.