So where do the state Labor parties get most of their donations from?
Judging by the top five single donations in each state, it looks like
the unions, the gambling industry, mining companies, the liquor and
hotel industry and construction companies to name a few…

NSW Top Five Single Donations:

CEPU Electrical Division NSW Branch – $100,000.00

Building Trades Group of Unions – $50,000.00

Walker Corporation Pty Ltd – $50,000.00

TAB Limited – $35,000.00

Australand Holdings Ltd – $33,000.00

Total receipts: $12,806,557.00

Victoria Top Five Single Donations:

Progressive Business Association Inc

– $150,000.00
Progressive Business Association Inc –

$150,000.00
Ferrara Holdings Pty Ltd as Trustee for The Jackson Family Trust – $75,000.00
Shop Distributive and Allied Employees Association – NSW Branch – $46,277.00
Tattersalls

– $30,000.00

Total receipts:$6,800,847.52

Queensland Top Five Single Donations:

Queensland Council of Unions – $66,038.14
Mr David R Kemp – $42,000.00
Australian Workers Union – $25,000.00
Mirvac Group – $25,000.00
CEPU – Electrical Division Qld Branch – $20,000.00

Total receipts: $5,794,751.88

South Australia Top Five Single Donations:

Shop Distributive & Allied Emp. Ass. (SA Branch) – $88,367.00
Australian Hotels Association SA Branch – $27,500.00
Australian Liquor, Hospitality & Miscellaneous Workers Union, SA – $25,000.00
SA Officers Fund – $25,000.00
Shopping Centre Management – $25,000.00

Total receipts: $2,148,418.12

Tasmania Top Five Single Donations:

The Hon Duncan Kerr MP – $12,034.00
AMWU – $10,000.00
CFMEU – Construction & General Division, National Office – $5,000.00
JMC Automotive Group Pty Ltd – $5,000.00
Liquor Hospitality & Miscellaneous Workers Union – $5,000.00

Total receipts: $578,711.77

Western Australia Top Five Single Donations:

Prime Projects – $100,000.00
Austral Iron Pty Ltd – $25,000.00
Consolidated Minerals Limited – $25,000.00
Gandel Group Pty Ltd – $25,000.00
Mount Gibson Mining Limited – $25,000.00

Total receipts: $4,055,820.00

Northern Territory Top Five Single Donations:

Porosus Pty Ltd – $80,000.00
Gaymark Group – $35,000.00
Gorey Cole Drillers Pty Ltd – $25,000.00
Greenwich Pty Ltd – $25,000.00
Northern Territory FM Pty Limited – $25,000.00

Total receipts: $1,658,649.00


ACT Labor Top Five Single Donations:

Canberra Labor Club Ltd – $200,000.00

Canberra Labor Club Ltd – $70,000.00

Woden Tradesmen’s Club – $50,000.00

Canberra Labor Club Ltd – $42,174.00

TWU Transport Workers Union of NSW – $10,000.00

Total receipts: $988,904.89

Peter Fray

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