"Nova F--- off. You were only endorsed by Juliar because you were a black c---," one of the comments read.
"Go back to the bush and suck on witchity grubs and yams. Stop painting your f---ing face with white s--- in parliament. Other than being a runner you are nothing."
After the story went viral, Peris released a statement, saying "No one has the right to make anyone else feel threatened or discriminated against."
"I'm sure I share the views of millions of other proud Australians, in that we should pride ourselves on being respectful towards all of our differences as fellow Australians," she continued. "As long as there is racism in any part of society, I will continue to call it out and fight against it.
Following the incident an online petition was set up calling for NSW police to investigate and it has attracted thousands of signatures.
Nelson will appear back in Gosford local court next month.