Dodgy Deals

Fossil fuel power plant at sunset pumping out a huge plume of C02

Fossil Fuel Giants

Over the last decade, Fossil Fuel giants donated over $13.7 million to the Labor and Liberal/National parties. Over the last decade the major parties took over $13.7 million from the coal, oil and gas industry Table: donations made from companies associated with fossil fuels made to the Labor and Liberal/National […]

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The Big Four Accounting Firms

The powerful ‘Big Four’ accounting firms are at the centre of the privatisation of our public service, receiving $1.9 billion in government contracts after handing $2.9 million in donations to the Liberal and Labor parties over the past five years. The ‘Big Four’ accounting firms, Deloitte, PwC, Ernst & Young […]

Salary Packaging

Salary Sacrifice Industry

The Salary Sacrifice Industry went from never making a political donation, to making six-figure payments every year to the major parties in order to stop the revival of a short-lived policy that threatened their business model. In the lead up to the 2013 election, during the brief period when Kevin […]

pile of red house bricks in a warehouse yard


$263,000 of donations to the Liberal Party on the eve of their election in 2013, delivered a private company $14.6m in taxpayer funding from the carbon price grant program, after the Abbott Government had closed down that program. Brickworks is a brick manufacturer which is an energy-intensive business. They campaigned […]