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New report calls for a 'comprehensive clean up' of Australia's political financing laws

Political parties Political donations Political corruption Australia

The recent revelations of illegal donations to the New South Wales Liberal Party has once again shone a light on Australia's political financing laws.

Critics say these laws have led to a 'cowboy culture' of vote buying by the major parties.

A report being released today by the John Cain Foundation calls for a 'comprehensive clean up of the shambolic and inadequate' donation disclosure regime. The report criticises the failure to act so far as 'scandalous.'

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