Donors

This information is for donors.

For more information, refer to Part 13A of the Electoral Act 1985.

Reporting gifts and loans

Donors have reporting obligations under Part 13A.

You must lodge a return with the Electoral Commissioner if you have made a donation of more than $5,000 (indexed) to a candidate or relevant entity (a registered political party, associated entity or third party).

For more information, visit the following pages:

Records and evidence

There are record keeping obligations in relation to returns. The Electoral Commissioner also has the power to issue notices requiring a person to provide evidence. For more information, visit our Records and evidence page.

Definition of terms

For an outline of key funding and disclosure terms, visit our Glossary page.