Now that legislation has been put forth that would seek to curb – if not eradicate – the influence of foreign interference in Australia’s political processes, it might not be a bad idea to define what that defines.

Would all lobby groups involved in seeking traction in the political process come under the purview of the new legislation. This is a potential minefield -- and potentially a lawyer’s picnic.

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