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About this inquiry

On 21 September 2016, the Special Minister of State, Senator the Hon Scott Ryan, asked the Committee to inquire into and report on all aspects of the 2016 Federal Election and related matters.


The Committee is conducting a review of political donations as part of its inquiry into the conduct of the 2016 federal election.



Past Public Hearings

20 Nov 2018: ACT
29 Jun 2018: Parkes, ACT
20 Feb 2018: West Perth, WA

A. Submissions and Exhibits

Submissions

1
Mr Frank Rayner
2
Mr Tony Magrathea
2.1 Supplementary submission
2.2 Supplementary submission
2.3 Supplementary submission
3
Mr Jeff Waddell
4
Mr Allan Oakes
5
Mr Michael Maley
5.1 Supplementary submission
6
Australians for Honest Elections
7
Mr Paul Higgins
8
Name Withheld
9
Mr Andrew Reid
10
Dr Richard Gould
11
Ms Haille Smith
12
Mr Jeremy Buxton
13
Mr Keith Jurd
14
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission
15
CPS Industry Networks Pty Ltd
16
Mr Tim Leeder
17
Ms Margot Martin
18
Mr Victor Batten
19
Mr George Williams AO
20
Dr Bede Harris
21
Council For The National Interest
22
Mr Bruce Kirkpatrick AOM
23
Ms Margot Bunt
24
Dr Anne Twomey
25
Assoc Professor Joo-Cheong Tham
25.1 Supplementary submission
26
Mr Neil Freestone
27
FamilyVoice Australia
28
Blind Citizens Australia
29
Dr Luke Beck
30
Mr Antony Green
31
Mr Graeme Holloway
32
Dr Craig Costello
33
Beverly Montgomery on behalf of Brian Jeffrey
34
Mr Geoffrey and Ms Judith Hinspeter
35
Vision Australia
35.1 Supplementary submission
36
Smartmatic International
37
Ms Laura Sinclair
38
Name Withheld
39
Mr John Gregan
40
Mr Greg Northover
41
Mr David Anderson
42
Liberal Democratic Party
43
Mr Ron Daley
44
Dr A.J Rawling
45
Mr Chris Curtis
46
Mr John Spark
47
The Hon Peter Lindsay AOM
48
Dr Ken Coghill
48.1 Supplementary submission
49
Mr Michael Dickson
50
AIIA
51
Scytl Australia Pty. Ltd.
52
Electoral Integrity Project
53
Mr Jack and Michele Miller
54
Pirate Party Australia
55
Voices for Indi
56
Brightwell - Buckland - Wen - Rye
56.1 Supplementary submission
57
Australia Post
58
Australian Conservation Foundation
59
Dr Peter Brent
60
Ms Carolyn Harkins
61
Electoral Reform Australia
62
Dominion Voting Systems
63
Mr Thomas Killip
64
Mr Malcolm Baalman
65
Electoral Reform Society of SA
65.1 Supplementary submission
66
Australian Electoral Commission
66.1 Supplementary submission
66.2 Supplementary submission
66.3 Supplementary submission
66.4 Supplementary submission
66.5 Supplementary submission
66.6 Supplementary submission
66.7 Supplementary submission
66.8 Supplementary submission
66.9 Supplementary submission
66.10 Supplementary submission
66.11 Supplementary submission
66.12 Supplementary submission
66.13 Supplementary submission
66.14 Supplementary submission
66.15 Supplementary submission
66.16 Supplementary submission
66.17 Supplementary submission
66.18 Supplementary submission
66.19 Supplementary submission
66.20 Supplementary submission
67
The Australia Institute
68
Liberal National Party
69
Australian Labor Party
69.1 Supplementary submission
70
Science Party
71
Mr Peter Brun
72
National Party of Australia - NSW
73
Warren Snowdon
74
Dr Kevin Bonham
74.1 Supplementary submission
75
Mr James Jansson
76
Mr Ian Brightwell
76.1 Supplementary submission
77
Dr Colleen Lewis
78
Uniting Church in Australia
78.1 Supplementary submission
79
Mr Thor Prohaska
80
Mr W Bruce Kirkpatrick OAM
81
GetUp!
81.1 Supplementary submission
81.2 Supplementary submission
81.3 Supplementary submission
81.4 Supplementary submission
81.5 Supplementary submission
82
Victorian Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby
83
Communications Alliance Ltd
84
Accountability Round Table
84.1 Supplementary submission
85
350.org Australia
86
Professor Graeme Orr
87
Unions NSW
87.1 Supplementary submission
88
Ms Sue Swann
89
Australian Greens
90
Free TV
91
Dr Belinda Edwards
92
CPSU
93
Mr Mark Rice
94
WWF - Australia
95
Mr Craig Burton
96
Dr Vanessa Teague - Dr Chris Culnane - Prof Rajeev Gore
96.1 Supplementary submission
97
Mr Matthew Potocnik
97.1 Supplementary submission
98
Commercial Radio Australia Limited
99
Ms Gemma Whiting
100
Liberal Party of Australia
101
Confidential
102
Proportional Representation Society of Australia
102.1 Supplementary submission
103
Financial Services Council
104
Ms Teresa Liddle
105
Mr Klaas Woldring
106
Mr Toby Jones
107
Dr Harry Phillips
108
Dr Martin Drum
109
Mr Nick Hannaford
110
Confidential
111
Mr David Lewis
112
Mr Alastair Wood
113
Ms Emma Godfrey
114
Printing Industries Association of Australia
115
Mr S Laurence Cachia
116
Communications Alliance Ltd
117
Mr Steve Irons MP
118
Mr Lex Stewart
119
Mr Rowan Ramsey MP
120
Mr Dave Allen
121
Mr John Hollands
122The Australian Monarchist League Inc.
123
Mr Timothy McCarthy
124
People with Disability Australia
125
NSW Electoral Commission
126
Confidential
127
Senator Dr Christopher Back
128
Mr Gerard Shea
129
Mr Walter Broussard
130
Mr Robert Lange
131
ParaQuad Association of Tasmania Inc.
132
Mr George Matthews
133
Equality Rights Alliance
134
Council of State Retirees' Associations Victoria Inc.
135
Mr Kevin Andrews MP
136
Australian Public Service Commission
137
Ms Lisa McDermott
138
Minerals Council of Australia
138.1 Supplementary submission
139
Mr Malcolm Mackerras AO
140
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance’s (International IDEA)
141
The Nationals
142
Mr Ted O'Brien
143
Ross Drynan
144
Ms Joanna Seczkowski
145
Mr Robert Coughlin
146
Shire of Halls Creek
147
Carmen-Emilia Tudorache
148
Dr Michelle Blom, Dr Chris Culnane, Prof Rajeev Goré, Prof Peter Stuckey, Dr Vanessa Teague
149
Professor George Williams AO
149.1 Supplementary submission
150
CARE Australia
151
Australian Council for International Development
152
Dr Colleen Lewis
153
Name Withheld
154
Union Aid Abroad–APHEDA
155
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance
156
FamilyVoice Australia
157
Pew Charitable Trusts
158
World Vision Australia
159
Australian Conservation Foundation
160
Community Council for Australia
161
Australian Greens
162
Mr Andrew Wilkie MP & Ms Cathy McGowan AO MP
163
Human Rights Law Centre
164
Hon. Michael Danby MP
165
Market Forces
166
Save the Children Australia
167
Gene Ethics
168
Australian Council of Trade Unions
169
Aid Watch
170
Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes
172
Senator the Hon Eric Abetz
173
Mr Roger Woodward FCA
175
The Australian Monarchist League Inc
176
Accountability Round Table
177
Mr John Gregan
178
Australian Environmental Grantmakers Network
179
Electoral Reform Society of SA
180
Philanthropy Australia
181
Oxfam Australia
182
RESULTS International (Australia)
183
Mr Robert Grigg
184
Ms Frances Wood
185
The Nationals
186
Mr Damian McCrohan
187
Conservation Council SA
188
350.org Australia
190
Ms Emma Pocock
191
Mr George O'Farrell
192
VOTE Australia
193
Liberal Party of Australia
194
GetUp!
194.1 Supplementary submission
194.2 Supplementary submission
194.3 Supplementary submission
194.4 Supplementary submission
194.5 Supplementary submission
194.6 Supplementary submission
195
Ms Elizabeth O'Dea
196
Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, Uniting Church in Australia
197
Gene Ethics
198
Queensland Law Society
199
AidWatch
200
Business Council of Australia
201
Friends of the Earth Australia
202
Australian Conservation Foundation
204
Mr John Winzer
205
Mr Graham Rollings
206
Ms Christella George
207
Mr Cec Thompson
208
Mr Daniel Hirschfeld
209
Ms Julie Emerald
210
Ms Gina Boyanton
211
Dr Judith Bourne
212
Mr Andrew Ciseau
213
Ms Anne Layton-Bennett
214
The Hon Wilson Tuckey
215
Australian Taxation Office
215.1 Supplementary submission
216
ACFID
217
Mr John Carrick
218
Mervyn Youl AM & Ann Youl OAM
219
Ms Robyn Nolan
220
Digital Rights Watch
221
Mr Chris Zappone
222
News and Media Research Centre, University of Canberra
223
Mr Tom Sear
224
Facebook
225
Mrs Lynne Dickson
226
Ms Gai Brodtmann MP
227
Digital Industry Group Inc (DIGI)
228
Twitter

Exhibits

1
View of residential retirement village clubrooms, received from Senator Brown, 14 November 2016
2
Documents tabled by Mr Morton, received from Mr Morton, 28 November 2016
3
How Australians Imagine Their Democracy, received from Mr Morton,
6 December 2017
4
Social media posts from Australian Aid and other user accounts, received from
Mr Morton, 31 January 2018
5
Pamphlet – Why we need a frack free future, received from Senator Reynolds,
31 January 2018
6
Documents present by M. Coleman 1 February 2018, received from
Marie Coleman, Global Health Alliance Melbourne, 1 February 2018
7
Document – campaign for Australian Aid evaluation, received from Mr Morton, 1 February 2018
8ABN lookups, campaign advertising and policy document, received from
Mr Morton, 29 June 2018

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