Tag: political financing

A Ban on Foreign Political Donations: Definitions, Scope and Constitutional Validity

BY YEE-FUI NG

The federal Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters has recommended that foreign citizens and entities be banned from making political donations to political parties, associated entities (such as trade unions and dedicated fundraising bodies) and third parties … Read the rest

Never too Late to Regulate: Political Finance and the Electoral Commission and Liberal Party of NSW

graeme_orr cloistersBy GRAEME ORR

On the Thursday before Good Friday, the New South Wales Electoral Commission (‘NSWEC’), through its chairperson Keith Mason QC, issued an extraordinary statement condemning the NSW Liberal Party for failing to disclose the identity of major donors … Read the rest

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