Tag: election funding

Spence v Queensland: A Turning Point in the High Court’s Approach to Federalism?

BY NICHOLAS ARONEY AND DANIEL WHITMORE

In May 2019 the High Court of Australia held by majority (Kiefel CJ, Bell, Gageler and Keane JJ) that a provision of the Commonwealth electoral law was invalid, on the basis that it was … Read the rest

McCloy v New South Wales: Out with US corruption and in with German proportionality

Anne Photos 003BY ANNE TWOMEY

In McCloy v New South Wales [2015] HCA 34, the High Court upheld the validity of provisions in the New South Wales Election Funding, Expenditures and Disclosures Act 1981 that impose a cap on political donations, … Read the rest

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