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Major update of Democracy for Sale

13 February 2023 Another year, another release of data that highlights the mountains of dodgy money changing hands, from corporations to the major parties to fund their campaigns. For more than two decades, the Greens have been undertaking the mammoth task of translating the raw data from the AEC transparency […]

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Reported donations to reach $1 billion in 2015-16

The Greens’ Democracy for Sale project has completed an overhaul of their donations data search engine, available at, and published analysis on all payments made to political parties since 1998. They say the grand total of reported payments made to political parties since 1998 will reach $1 billion in […]

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Four Corners covers Democracy for Sale

Recently Four Corners exposed the murky world of political donations, with stunning admissions from senior party officials and politicians. It aired exclusive research by the Democracy for Sale project which revealed about $8 million in donations since 2010 has not been declared as such by the major parties. View the full episode […]