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Don’t expect political donation reform anytime soon

Don’t expect political donation reform anytime soon

Crikey readers discuss political donations, land rights and financial reform.

How to skirt around a political donation ban

How to skirt around a political donation ban

States are trying to bring the hammer down on political donations, but lax federal laws are giving donors easily exploitable loopholes.

Transparency absent in another dirty election campaign

Transparency absent in another dirty election campaign

Our system of government is rigged against voters. The key to better government in Australia is greater transparency — but the issue is absent from the campaign.

What is the Pharmacy Guild and why did it donate $15k to One Nation?

What is the Pharmacy Guild and why did it donate $15k to One Nation?

The average suburban pharmacist may appear innocuous, but together, they make up one of Australia's most powerful lobby groups

We need answers on political donor blacklisting

We need answers on political donor blacklisting

Crikey readers discuss the blacklisting of Chinese donor Huang Xiangmo, legal liability online and the middling franking credits scare campaign.

How a Beijing influencer captured Canberra

How a Beijing influencer captured Canberra

A wealthy Chinese developer with deep links to both sides of Australian politics wants his money back after being kicked out of the country. What happened?

Energy sector fired up donations as electricity dominated politics

Energy sector fired up donations as electricity dominated politics

The energy debate led to a windfall for the major parties.

Outside Tassie, Labor did best from gambling donations

Outside Tassie, Labor did best from gambling donations

If Labor bore the brunt of the gambling industry's power in Tasmania, elsewhere it enjoys a strong relationship with the pokies.

Canberra blocks prominent Chinese political lobbyist Huang Xiangmo

Canberra blocks prominent Chinese political lobbyist Huang Xiangmo

Good morning, early birds. Chinese lobbyist and billionaire political donor Huang Xiangmo has had his Australian permanent residency blocked, and Scott Morrison rules out a snap election resulting from any upcoming losses in parliament. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Accounting firm donations show how independent Australia really is

Accounting firm donations show how independent Australia really is

Crikey readers react to the Big Four political donations and sex work decriminalisation in Queensland.