australian electoral commission

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) is the federal independent agency in charge of organising, conducting and supervising federal elections and referendums. State and local government elections are overseen by separate Electoral Commissions in each state and territory: New South Wales elections are conducted by the New South Wales Electoral Commission, in Queensland it is the Electoral Commission of Queensland; in Victoria it is the Victorian Electoral Commission; in South Australia it is the Electoral Commission of South Australia; in Tasmania it is the Tasmanian Electoral Commission; in Western Australia it is the Western Australian Electoral Commission; in the Northern Territory it is the Northern Territory Electoral Commission and in the Australian Capital Territory it is the Australian Capital Territory Electoral Commission. Wikipedia
Don't blame me I didn't vote Liberal Mon, 12/18/2017 - 02:59
The Australian Greens Sun, 12/10/2017 - 21:48

Greens single out 13 companies that paid no tax yet donated to major parties

theguardian.com
Tax: $0Political donations: $1.7 million
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The Sydney Morning Herald Tue, 12/05/2017 - 20:02

'Chilling effect': Charities slam foreign donations ban

smh.com.au
"All of a sudden any charity advocating for its cause, whether it be education, health, housing, the arts, welfare – is going to be deemed a political actor if they spend any significant resources on that."
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Brisbane Times Mon, 12/04/2017 - 01:51

Bill Shorten visited home of Chinese donor Huang Xiangmo several months after ASIO party warning

brisbanetimes.com.au
Labor leader Bill Shorten visited Huang Xiangmo at his Sydney mansion to secure political donations several months after Labor officials were warned the controversial business figure was of interest to ASIO over links to the Chinese government.
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The Age Sun, 12/03/2017 - 20:23

Shorten visited home of Chinese donor after warning

theage.com.au
EXCLUSIVE Fairfax Media reveals Bill Shorten - and his family - travelled to tycoon Huang Xiangmo's Mosman home in March 2016, seeking help to fund Labor campaign ads.
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The Sydney Morning Herald Sun, 12/03/2017 - 19:40

Bill Shorten visited home of Chinese donor after ASIO warning

smh.com.au
Exclusive: Bill Shorten MP visited Huang Xiangmo at his Sydney mansion to secure political donations several months after Labor officials were warned he was of interest to ASIO.
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Sky News Australia Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:40

Barnaby expected to win by-election

skynews.com.au
Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce is tipped to comfortably win the New England by- election this weekend but his primary vote could take a hit if voters punish the troubled Turnbull government.
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Don't blame me I didn't vote Liberal Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:08

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's links to Chinese political donors

smh.com.au
"Ms Bishop did not respond to questions about how she handled potential conflicts between her responsibilities as a party fundraiser and minister."
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The Canberra Times Tue, 11/28/2017 - 11:16

ACT Labor considered Kristina Keneally for Canberra's new third federal seat

canberratimes.com.au
The plan has been complicated by her run in the surprise Bennelong by-election.
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The Age - theage.com.au Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:04

One Nation to pocket over $1 million in taxpayer funding

theage.com.au
Pauline Hanson's One Nation's might have failed to win a single seat in the Queensland election, but by one measure their campaign was a resounding success.
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