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Grants

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Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

Ministers responsible for the Industry, Science, Energy and Resources Portfolio awarded 16.05% of grants to FAIRLY SAFE electorates

Grants

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Prime Minister and Cabinet

Ministers responsible for the Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio awarded 21.53% of grants to FAIRLY SAFE electorates

Grants

Official portrait of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Comms

Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Comms

Ministers responsible for the Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Comms Portfolio awarded 22.74% of grants to FAIRLY SAFE electorates

Grants

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Social Services

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

Grants

Official portrait of Ken O'Dowd

FLYNN

Between Jan 2018 & April 2021 orgs in the MARGINAL electorate of FLYNN held by LNP MP Ken O'Dowd received over $89.48 million in grants

Grants

Official portrait of Peter Dutton

DICKSON

Between Jan 2018 & April 2021 orgs in the MARGINAL electorate of DICKSON held by LNP MP Peter Dutton received over $30.51 million in grants

Grants

Official portrait of Stephen Jones

WHITLAM

Between Jan 2018 & April 2021 orgs in the SAFE electorate of WHITLAM held by ALP MP Stephen Jones received over $70.64 million in grants

Grants

Official portrait of Nola Marino

FORREST

Between Jan 2018 & April 2021 orgs in the SAFE electorate of FORREST held by LIBS MP Nola Marino received over $152.24 million in grants

Charities

Official portrait of Mike Freelander

MACARTHUR

Based on ACNC data, in 2018 charities in the electorate of MACARTHUR held by ALP MP Mike Freelander declared over $319.18 million in revenue.

Charities

Official portrait of Lucy Wicks

ROBERTSON

Based on ACNC data, in 2018 charities in the electorate of ROBERTSON held by LIBS MP Lucy Wicks declared over $268.60 million in revenue.

Charities

Official portrait of Ross Vasta

BONNER

Based on ACNC data, in 2018 charities in the electorate of BONNER held by LNP MP Ross Vasta declared over $1,395.45 million in revenue.

Charities

Official portrait of Scott Morrison

COOK

Based on ACNC data, in 2018 charities in the electorate of COOK held by LIBS MP Scott Morrison declared over $130.92 million in revenue.

Franking Credits

Official portrait of Trevor Evans

BRISBANE

In the 17-18 tax year, residents in the electorate of BRISBANE held by LNP MP Trevor Evans received franking credits worth $214.50 million.

Franking Credits

Official portrait of Kirsty McBain

EDEN-MONARO

In the 17-18 tax year, residents in the electorate of EDEN-MONARO held by ALP MP Kirsty McBain received franking credits worth $64.18 million.

Franking Credits

Official portrait of Rebekha Sharkie

MAYO

In the 17-18 tax year, residents in the electorate of MAYO held by CA MP Rebekha Sharkie received franking credits worth $101.10 million.

Franking Credits

Official portrait of Fiona Martin

REID

In the 17-18 tax year, residents in the electorate of REID held by LIBS MP Fiona Martin received franking credits worth $170.55 million.

Political Parties

ALP PARTY

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

Political Parties

LNP PARTY

Between 2013 and 2021 the LNP PARTY declared $104,762,671 to the AEC.

Political Parties

GREENS PARTY

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

Political Parties

LIBS PARTY

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

Associated Entities

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JAGAJAGA 200 CLUB

Between 2013 and 2020 the LIBS-affiliated associated entity JAGAJAGA 200 CLUB declared $75,619 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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MENZIES RESEARCH CENTRE

Between 2013 and 2020 the LIBS-affiliated associated entity MENZIES RESEARCH CENTRE declared $7,058,923 to the AEC.

Associated Entities

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YARRA PLENTY WOMENS GROUP

Between 2013 and 2020 the LIBS-affiliated associated entity YARRA PLENTY WOMENS GROUP declared $0 to the AEC.

Third Parties

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RSPCA AUSTRALIA

Between 2013 and 2019 the un-affiliated 3rd party RSPCA AUSTRALIA spent $26,271 on political messaging.

Third Parties

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RTBU

Between 2013 and 2019 the ALP-affiliated 3rd party RTBU spent $16,335 on political messaging.

Third Parties

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AMWU

Between 2013 and 2019 the ALP-affiliated 3rd party AMWU spent $1,956,284 on political messaging.

Third Parties

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MINDEROO FOUNDATION

Between 2013 and 2019 the un-affiliated 3rd party MINDEROO FOUNDATION spent $973,194 on political messaging.

Campaigners

ACTU

Between 2018 and 2020 the un-affiliated campaigner ACTU spent $22,767,152 on political messaging.

Campaigners

AEU

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

Campaigners

NMA

Between 2018 and 2020 the un-affiliated campaigner NMA spent $364,922 on political messaging.

Campaigners

WARRINGAH INDEPENDENT

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

Megacorps

NATIONAL ROADS AND MOTORISTS ASSOCIATION

Between 2013 and 2021 NATIONAL ROADS AND MOTORISTS ASSOCIATION declared $3,178,471,106 revenue, paid $32,176,521 in tax & paid $44,000 to political orgs.

Megacorps

CALTEX

Between 2013 and 2021 CALTEX declared $144,181,018,964 revenue, paid $713,767,253 in tax & paid $311,400 to political orgs.

Megacorps

IPH

Between 2013 and 2021 IPH declared $567,850,164 revenue, paid $45,233,333 in tax & paid $8,625 to political orgs.

Megacorps

ALS

Between 2013 and 2021 ALS declared $3,488,917,497 revenue, paid $80,146,585 in tax & paid $237,850 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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The article explains the history of the governance of administrative data and the changes I saw taking place to allow our data held by government agencies to be shared with research and commercial interests.

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The Data Sharing And Release Act Is Coming For Your Data

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