Notice of Motion

Hon Alison Xamon gave notice that at the next sitting of the house she would move —

(1)  That this house acknowledges the increasing public concern about the role large corporations play in influencing public policy, recognises the urgent need for donations reform at both the state and federal level, and calls on the government to urgently increase the transparency of political funding by —

(a)  abolishing third party donations;

(b)  instituting real-time reporting of gifts and donations; and

(c)  banning foreign donations.

(2)  That this house further calls on the government to work through the Council of Australian Governments’ processes to ensure that financial disclosures to both federal and state bodies uniformly reflect the highest standards of transparency.


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