Posted 26/05/2014 by Brenton Holmes
On 22 May 2014 the Electoral Reform Amendment Bill 2013 was passed in the Queensland Legislative Assembly, amending the Electoral Act 1992 (Qld).
Changes effected by the legislation include:
a deep cut to taxpayer funding to political parties for campaign and related purposes
increasing the percentage of votes parties or independents must attract to receive public funding from four per cent to six per cent
raising the threshold at which donations must be declared from ... Read more...