Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Donation Reform and Other Measures) Bill 2020

December 2020

© Commonwealth of Australia 2020
ISBN: 978-1-76093-159-9

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List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Introduction and key provisions of the bill

  Conduct of the inquiry
  Purpose of the bill
  Background to the bill
  Provisions of the bill
  Financial impact statement
  Statement of compatibility with human rights
  Consideration by other committees

Chapter 2—Key issues and committee views

  Support for the bill
  Other matters
  Opposition to the bill
  Challenges in implementing the proposed measures
  Committee view

Australian Labor Party Additional Comments

Australian Greens Dissenting Report

  Is there a problem?
  Improving disclosure
  Impact on third parties and political campaigners
  Undermining state donation laws
  Electoral funding and spending caps

Jacqui Lambie Network Dissenting Report

Appendix 1—Submissions and additional information received by the committee

Appendix 2—Public hearing

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Finance and Public Administration Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3846