Copyright © 2020 Electoral Commission of Queensland.All rights reserved. Subject to the disclosure threshold, donors must lodge an annual Donor to Political Party and Political Campaigner Disclosure Return with the AEC by 17 November each year.. Subject to the disclosure threshold, donors to candidates or members of a Senate group must lodge an Election Donor Return with the AEC before the end of 15 weeks after the polling day for the election. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. Explore relevant statutes, regulations, Commission actions and court cases. Who we are; Party registration applications; Our enforcement work; Changing electoral law; Financial reporting; Elections and referendums; Our views and research The Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ) publishes disclosure returns as they are submitted. The data shown in reports appears as users uploaded it, and isn't verified or validated by ECQ. The procedure for electronic disclosure PDF (0.19 MB) explains how to access EDS to make and view disclosures. If this is the first time logging on since 19 January 2020, you will need to register a new account, using the same email address as your previous account. The EDS is an innovative, real-time system that allows anyone to view the disclosures provided by donors, candidates and political parties. Register your email address to … Pages with glossaries, instructions or no information may not have been scanned. Then, export the report to Excel or print to PDF. Authorised by the Electoral Commissioner, Canberra, Party register, applications and decisions, Torres Strait Regional Authority elections, Funding, Disclosure and Political Parties, Financial Disclosure Guide for Election Donors – 2020 Eden-Monaro by-election [PDF - 390KB], Financial Disclosure Guide for Election Donors - 2018–19 Federal Election [PDF - 340KB], Financial Disclosure Guide for Donors to Political Parties and Political Campaigners 2019–20 financial year [PDF 536KB], registered political parties or the State branch of a registered political party, a candidate or a member of a Senate group during the disclosure period in relation to an election (including by-elections). The Financial Disclosure Guide for Donors to Political Parties and Political Campaigners aims to assist political donors meet their financial disclosure obligations under the funding and disclosure requirements of Part XX of the Electoral Act. We review these returns only to ensure they adhere to Queensland laws. For more information, see the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority register of authorised deposit … The Electoral Commission has developed a new registers search site. An amendment to the Electoral Funding Act 2018 makes it unlawful for a person to make or accept a political donation in the form of cash over $100.. Subject to the disclosure threshold, donors to candidates or members of a Senate group must lodge an Election Donor Return with the AEC before the end of 15 weeks after the polling day for the election. History. The Financial Disclosure Guide for Election Donors aims to assist donors to candidates and/or Senate groups meet their financial disclosure obligations under the funding and disclosure requirements of Part XX of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Electoral  Act). Subject to the disclosure threshold, donors must lodge an annual Donor to Political Party and Political Campaigner Disclosure Return with the AEC by 17 November each year. This new category of unlawful political donation is in effect from 1 January 2020. Updated Electronic Disclosure System (EDS) – On 20 January 2020 the Electronic Disclosure System underwent an upgrade to allow for new legislative requirements. The registered party has seen evidence of such description as is prescribed by the Secretary of State in regulations that the individual has an anonymous entry in an electoral register (within the meaning of the Representation of the People Act 1983). The State campaign account must be with an authorised deposit-taking institution. Audit office pings Electoral Commission for being too soft on parties. View our EDS User Guides below. Political donors are people or organisations (other than registered political parties, political campaigners, associated entities, candidates and members of a Senate group in an election) who make donations to: * If a donation is made to an Associated Entity with the intention of benefiting a particular political party, it is considered to be made to that political party. The ECQ keeps original documents which you can request to inspect. Registration amendment in progress; Australian Labor Party (State of Queensland) ALP Constitution PDF (2.16 MB) Australian Labor Party: 14/08/1992: No: Queensland Greens The Greens Constitution PDF (0.14 MB) The Greens: 06/05/1994: No: Liberal National Party of Queensland LNP Constitution PDF (0.44 MB) LNP: 09/09/2008: No You can view these disclosures as soon as they are lodged. Established by the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 to register political parties; includes electoral and donation regulations, the party and other registers, and downloadable forms for registering parties and donations. political donations; public funding. All political expenditure must be paid from this account. FEC Record Campaign Legal Center v. FEC alleges failure to act on complaint (20-2842) Tips for Treasurers Last-minute disclosure periods begin; Press release Returns that were lodged before the Electronic Disclosure System was introduced in 2017 are publicly available here: If you require any further information, please contact the Funding, Disclosure & Compliance Unit on 1300 881 665. The Electoral Commission was created following a recommendation by the fifth report of the Committee on Standards in Public Life.. To search the registers please use our new site. External boundary & electoral arrangement reviews, visit the Electronic Disclosure System Help Centre, EDS User Guide for Associated Entities PDF (1.65 MB), EDS User Guide for Candidates PDF (2.58 MB), EDS User Guide for Donors & Third Parties PDF (1.99 MB), EDS User Guide for Groups of Candidates PDF (2.4 MB), EDS User Guide for Registered Political Parties PDF (1.57 MB), EDS User Guide for Associated Entities PDF (1.66 MB), EDS User guide for Broadcasters & Publishers PDF (1.19 MB), EDS User Guide for Candidates & Agents PDF (1.63 MB), EDS User Guide for Donors & Unregistered Third Parties PDF (1.39 MB), EDS User Guide for Registered Political Parties PDF (1.73 MB), One page Guidance for Donors & Unregistered Third Parties PDF (0.19 MB), EDS User Guide for Registered Third Parties (Individuals and Organisations) PDF (2.38 MB), procedure for electronic disclosure PDF (0.19 MB). News and announcements All news. 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