Election finance law: an update

Elections Law Australia
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The provision of funding and requiring disclosure of donations and expenditure are thought to strengthen Australia’s democratic institutions, enhance the political process, and dampen the influence of money on politics. The extent to which the various regimes achieve these purposes is debateable, as are the changes considered necessary. Talina Drabsch provides an overview of the funding and disclosure schemes that regulate election finance in New South Wales and at the federal level.

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