Australian political donations

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Matt Canavan billed taxpayers for trip with family to Brisbane, where he spoke at CPAC dinner
Conservative Political Action Conference promised to donate part of dinner’s proceeds to Canavan, who says there is no record of a donation and trip was legitimate parliamentary business

Christopher Knaus

12, Apr, 2022 @3:53 AM

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United Australia party’s $80m-plus war chest sparks call to limit election spending
Integrity blueprint aims to remove the influence of money in federal politics and fix ‘weakest donation laws in the country’

Christopher Knaus

22, Feb, 2022 @4:30 PM

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AEC finds errors in donation records across the political spectrum
Reviews from 2018-19 find Liberal party misidentified multiple donors while Queensland Labor mislabelled $1m in donations as ‘other receipt’

Paul Karp

18, Feb, 2022 @4:27 AM

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WA holds the key to Australia’s emissions goals. Can a government so committed to gas deliver?
Environmentalists fear premier could legislate away regulations and undo progress toward net zero at the stroke of a pen

Anne Davies

06, Feb, 2022 @4:30 PM

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‘More money than ever’: gas companies made almost $1m in donations to Labor and Liberals
Woodside Energy is the largest donor among fossil fuel producers backing new oil and gas projects across Australia

Royce Kurmelovs

01, Feb, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Anthony Pratt gave Liberals $1.3m while upstart political groups gain sizeable donations
Billionaire businessman was Australia’s biggest political donor, transparency register shows

Paul Karp, Nick Evershed and Christopher Knaus

01, Feb, 2022 @2:14 AM

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Australian political donations: search the data to see who is giving money to the Liberal and Labor parties
The AEC has released its transparency register, detailing political donations in the 2020-21 financial year. Here you can search the data and see who is funding the major parties

Nick Evershed

31, Jan, 2022 @10:57 PM

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Climate group backing independents hits back at Coalition calls to dob them in under donor rules
Liberals ‘impinging’ privacy of charity donors after demanding privacy for those who part-paid Christian Porter’s legal fees, says Simon Holmes à Court

Paul Karp

14, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘It’s a bad culture’: former Liberal treasurer calls for $200 cap on political donations to boost integrity
Michael Yabsley unveils 10-point plan that includes scrapping public funding combined with tight caps on election spending

Anne Davies

24, Nov, 2021 @5:45 AM

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Big Deal: Bondi Hipster Christiaan Van Vuuren skewers Australian democracy itself
Comedian gets serious exploring how corporate donations corrupt politics in a docuseries that’s both farcical and a call to arms

Maddie Thomas

14, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Christian Porter to be formally asked to explain declaration that ‘blind trust’ helped pay his legal fees
Privileges committee considers complaint over whether former attorney general’s action complied with rules

Paul Karp

01, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Christian Porter still faces scrutiny over donations declaration despite government blocking Labor bid for inquiry
Privileges committee is examining the disclosure of donations towards legal fees and isn’t ruling out making findings against individual MPs

Paul Karp

21, Oct, 2021 @2:05 AM

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