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  • Alex Wok

Political Donations



facts:

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  • Currently, aside from individual donations, property and construction companies are the largest contributors to political donations

issue:

Should Australia further regulate

its political donations system?



sources:

  1. The IPA, 'Victorian Donation Law Changes A Threat To Free Speech'

  2. The Atlantic, 'The Only Way to Fix Campaign-Finance Regulation Is to Destroy It'

  3. ABC, 'Banning donations would stifle democracy'

  4. The Conversation, 'Big money politics: why we need third party regulation'

  5. The Conversation, 'Power imbalance: why we don’t need more third party regulation'

  6. ABC, 'Public funding killed corruption? Not quite'

  7. ABC, 'The missing millions: Political donations likened to money laundering'

  8. SMH, 'Political donations are 'an unregulated arms race,' Senate committee told'

  9. The Conversation, 'Australia trails way behind other nations in regulating political donations'

  10. The New Daily, 'Pressure grows for Australia to ban foreign political donations'

  11. ABC, 'The missing millions: Political donations likened to money laundering'

  12. Tasmanian Times, 'What happens if a major political donor doesn’t disclose?'

  13. Crikey, 'Money, politics and the campaign arms race: corporates outspend citizens'


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