The Australian Electoral Commission has released the political donations figures for the 2006-07 financial year. Compared to last year the Greens and Liberals are up and Labor is down. Changes to the law mean that donations less than $10,300 no longer need to be identified.
No donations registered
Communications Design & Management Pty Ltd $91,695.45
FrOGTech Pty Ltd $48,078.60
StratSec.Net Pty Ltd $20,365.30
Total Receipts $433,653.50
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Barbara Phi $1,500.00
Canberra Labor Club Ltd $238,552.86 (down 30% on last year)
Woden Tradesmen’s Club $5,000.00
CSR Limited $25,000
Total Receipts $587,123.49
CFMEU ACT Branch Organising Fund $20,000.00
Total Receipts $154,057.00
No donations or receipts over $10,300
Total Receipts $1,790.73
Trolling through the individual donors returns does turn up some interesting results.
The Village Building Co Limited donated:
ACT ALP $1,400
NSW ALP $2,000
ACT Liberals $13,760
NSW Liberals $46,700
QLD Liberals $2,000