Funding and disclosure returns available

Under Part 13A of the Electoral Act 1985, registered political parties and associated entities are required to lodge returns with the Electoral Commissioner every six months.

If a person has made political donations over the legislative threshold (currently $5091), they are required to lodge a Donor Return with the Electoral Commissioner.

The Political Party Returns, Associated Entity Returns, and Donor Returns for the period 1 January 2016 to 30 June 2016 were required to be lodged by 1 August 2016.

Returns which have been lodged with the Electoral Commissioner can now be viewed on our website on the Public Disclosure page.