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Grants

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Environment and Energy

Ministers responsible for the Environment and Energy Portfolio awarded 2.25% of grants to FAIRLY SAFE electorates

Grants

Official portrait of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Infrastructure and Regional Development

Ministers responsible for the Infrastructure and Regional Development Portfolio awarded 38.29% of grants to FAIRLY SAFE electorates

Grants

Official portrait of Jobs and Innovation

Jobs and Innovation

Ministers responsible for the Jobs and Innovation Portfolio awarded 27.77% of grants to FAIRLY SAFE electorates

Grants

Official portrait of Social Services

Social Services

Ministers responsible for the Social Services Portfolio awarded 21.73% of grants to FAIRLY SAFE electorates

Grants

Official portrait of Rick Wilson

O'CONNOR

Between Jan 2018 & April 2021 orgs in the SAFE electorate of O'CONNOR held by LIBS MP Rick Wilson received over $215.86 million in grants

Grants

Official portrait of James Stevens

STURT

Between Jan 2018 & April 2021 orgs in the MARGINAL electorate of STURT held by LIBS MP James Stevens received over $128.55 million in grants

Grants

Official portrait of Steve Irons

SWAN

Between Jan 2018 & April 2021 orgs in the MARGINAL electorate of SWAN held by LIBS MP Steve Irons received over $907.56 million in grants

Grants

Official portrait of Mike Freelander

MACARTHUR

Between Jan 2018 & April 2021 orgs in the FAIRLY SAFE electorate of MACARTHUR held by ALP MP Mike Freelander received over $91.92 million in grants

Charities

Official portrait of Andrew Wilkie

CLARK

Based on ACNC data, in 2018 charities in the electorate of CLARK held by IND MP Andrew Wilkie declared over $1,892.82 million in revenue.

Charities

Official portrait of Richard Marles

CORIO

Based on ACNC data, in 2018 charities in the electorate of CORIO held by ALP MP Richard Marles declared over $1,134.04 million in revenue.

Charities

Official portrait of Madeleine King

BRAND

Based on ACNC data, in 2018 charities in the electorate of BRAND held by ALP MP Madeleine King declared over $167.49 million in revenue.

Charities

Official portrait of Warren Snowdon

LINGIARI

Based on ACNC data, in 2018 charities in the electorate of LINGIARI held by ALP MP Warren Snowdon declared over $531.22 million in revenue.

Franking Credits

Official portrait of Emma McBride

DOBELL

In the 17-18 tax year, residents in the electorate of DOBELL held by ALP MP Emma McBride received franking credits worth $42.12 million.

Franking Credits

Official portrait of Scott Buchholz

WRIGHT

In the 17-18 tax year, residents in the electorate of WRIGHT held by LNP MP Scott Buchholz received franking credits worth $24.80 million.

Franking Credits

Official portrait of Karen Andrews

MCPHERSON

In the 17-18 tax year, residents in the electorate of MCPHERSON held by LNP MP Karen Andrews received franking credits worth $158.70 million.

Franking Credits

Official portrait of Anthony Albanese

GRAYNDLER

In the 17-18 tax year, residents in the electorate of GRAYNDLER held by ALP MP Anthony Albanese received franking credits worth $90.05 million.

Political Parties

GREENS PARTY

Between 2013 and 2021 the GREENS PARTY declared $118,119,809 to the AEC.

Political Parties

ALP PARTY

Between 2013 and 2021 the ALP PARTY declared $515,256,158 to the AEC.

Political Parties

LIBS PARTY

Between 2013 and 2021 the LIBS PARTY declared $566,377,770 to the AEC.

Political Parties

UAP PARTY

Between 2013 and 2021 the UAP PARTY declared $142,067,828 to the AEC.

Associated Entities

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FLIGHT ATTENDANTS ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA NATIONAL DIVISION

Between 2013 and 2020 the ALP-affiliated associated entity FLIGHT ATTENDANTS ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA NATIONAL DIVISION declared $4,418,657 to the AEC.

Associated Entities

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UNITED VOICE

Between 2013 and 2020 the ALP-affiliated associated entity UNITED VOICE declared $444,152,031 to the AEC.

Associated Entities

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LABOR HOLDINGS

Between 2013 and 2020 the ALP-affiliated associated entity LABOR HOLDINGS declared $78,964,691 to the AEC.

Associated Entities

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ENTERPRISE WEST

Between 2013 and 2020 the LIBS-affiliated associated entity ENTERPRISE WEST declared $1,589 to the AEC.

Third Parties

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USU

Between 2013 and 2019 the ALP-affiliated 3rd party USU spent $23,180 on political messaging.

Third Parties

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GETUP

Between 2013 and 2019 the un-affiliated 3rd party GETUP spent $29,046,639 on political messaging.

Third Parties

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QUEENSLAND NURSES AND MIDWIVES UNION

Between 2013 and 2019 the un-affiliated 3rd party QUEENSLAND NURSES AND MIDWIVES UNION spent $774,669 on political messaging.

Third Parties

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AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS

Between 2013 and 2019 the un-affiliated 3rd party AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS spent $24,750 on political messaging.

Campaigners

AUSTRALIAN AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION

Between 2018 and 2020 the un-affiliated campaigner AUSTRALIAN AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION spent $695,836 on political messaging.

Campaigners

AEU

Between 2018 and 2020 the un-affiliated campaigner AEU spent $5,900,629 on political messaging.

Campaigners

WARRINGAH INDEPENDENT

Between 2018 and 2020 the un-affiliated campaigner WARRINGAH INDEPENDENT spent $957,674 on political messaging.

Campaigners

DICK SMITH

Between 2018 and 2020 the un-affiliated campaigner DICK SMITH spent $246,424 on political messaging.

Megacorps

RIO TINTO

Between 2013 and 2021 RIO TINTO declared $192,290,119,967 revenue, paid $16,078,784,475 in tax & paid $10,109,176 to political orgs.

Megacorps

SUNNY QUEEN

Between 2013 and 2021 SUNNY QUEEN declared $1,971,465,658 revenue, paid $20,832,054 in tax & paid $2,000 to political orgs.

Megacorps

WESFARMERS

Between 2013 and 2021 WESFARMERS declared $378,740,332,982 revenue, paid $6,302,599,568 in tax & paid $5,637,234 to political orgs.

Megacorps

CARDNO

Between 2013 and 2021 CARDNO declared $3,418,719,036 revenue, paid $25,397,223 in tax & paid $69,941 to political orgs.

Payments from tax transparency list corps to political orgs includes donations & other receipts (subscriptions, rent, payment for services etc) to political parties, their associated entities, third parties, campaigners and political candidates.


Bill McLennan

FORMER HEAD, AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF STATISTICS

I was impressed by the #Censusfail submission to this (Inquiry) Committee. It very clearly showed some good analysis that would have helped the ABS to run a better Census if it had done such research before developing the Census proposal. It also saved me from explaining the current thrust in government with the Government Data Linkage Project, and its likely links to the Census. Bill McLennan (Former Head of the ABS, Former Chairman United Nations Statistical Commission) in his Submission to the 2016 Inquiry.
Garry Brooke

FORMER DIRECTOR, APPROPRIATIONS MANAGEMENT TEAM, DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE

I’ve worked with Rosie Williams on budget data transparency since November 2013. Rosie has developed her project into the best government data transparency initiative I know... continually updated and improved to make underlying data intelligible and to focus on key aspects for analysis. My interest has particularly been on the transparency of federal budget data.
Scott Ludlam

FORMER SENATOR, THE AUSTRALIAN GREENS

We could hear from digital rights organisations like the Privacy Foundation, Digital Rights Watchand Electronic Frontiers Australia and from specialist researchers like Rosie Williams and Asher Wolf, who have led the debate online.

Sleeping Giants

ADVERTISING ACTIVISM

In late 2018, Sleeping Giants Australia, 'a community initiative to make racism, bigotry, misogyny and climate change denial less profitable', used data I provided to them on the parliamentarians who have accepted subscriptions to Foxtel in their campaign against racism. Sky took umbridge at this campaign and Sleeping Giants & similar campaigns have been the focus of media commentary ever since. My Tweet was pictured in a front-page diatribe in The Australian against Denise Shrivell who The Australian claimed is resonsible for the Sleeping Giants Australia account.



I launched the domain AusGov.info at Linux Conference Australia in January 2018, however this work is the result of years devoted to programming and transparency work beginning in 2012 and progressively expanded and improved upon over the intervening years.

Credits

The pecuniary interests register data was originally supplied by icacpls however I have updated it manually (or not as time permits) for the past couple of years.

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Disclaimer

The figures in this site are either raw data at line-item level or totals/percentages - which are the result of algorithms or joins (programmatic matches between two lists) - written by myself in MySQL, which in turn are based on open data provided by Australian government agencies.

This data ranges in quality between datasets, is updated at different intervals and is published to different standards and in different formats.

The data you see in this site is edited by myself (unused fields are removed, names of programs/agencies/entities are spelled consistently within & between datasets). Data cleaning is a significant job. All care has been taken to represent every single figure accurately, however mistakes can be made either by the entity providing data to the government, the agency providing the data back to the public or at my end as I further transform this data for use.

It is important to understand that while opinions and inferences can be made based on the data on this site, that the data is not in and of itself an inference or an opinion. Inferences and opinions using data in this site remain the legal responsibility of the author of those opinions.

Media and Journalism

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