Millions of dollars have flowed from industries to Labor and the Liberal/National Parties since 2012
Some of our most powerful businesses, like coal seam gas giant, Santos and Crown Casino to Westpac and Woodside and most influential industries, like property development, professional lobbyists and coal and gas companies.
Dig deeper into the donation data on Labor Party and Liberal/National Party pages, or deep-dive with your own
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Banking and Finance Industry
Includes: Commercial banks, merchant banks, insurance companies, companies which mainly invest in equities. Please note, this category also includes interest earned from investments and term deposits of political parties.
Developers and Property Industry
Includes: Property developers, construction companies, engineering companies and engineering consultants, real estate agents, property consultants, architects, listed property trusts
Energy and Resource Companies
Includes: Businesses involved in the exploration and extraction of minerals or other resources and, businesses involved in activities such as purchasing oil/gas/or other energy, distribution of energy, and marketing of energy products. Includes all fossil fuel companies.
Consultancies and Law Firms
Includes: Business and management consulting companies and Law firms
Gambling - Tobacco - Alcohol
Includes: Manufacturers of gaming machines, casinos, betting firms, race horse breeders, breweries, distilleries, wineries and other businesses involved with the manufacturing, distribution and sale of alcoholic beverages, including registered clubs, hotel chains and associated organisations, and businesses that produce tobacco products.
Pharma & Private Health Industry
Includes: Private health companies, companies which own and operate private retirement villages, pharmaceutical manufacturers, dental clinics, suppliers of medical diagnostic equipment and veterinary medical operations and NDIS providers
Manufacturing and Heavy Industry
Includes: All manufacturers of finished products not mentioned in other specific categories, heavy industrial firms.
Media and Communications
Includes: Newspapers, radio, television, telecommunications, publishers, advertising agencies, market research and polling companies, public relations and communications consultants, cinemas, amusement park owners and suppliers, tourism operators.
Services & Retail Sector
Includes: Companies that sell products or services directly to the public including restaurants and supermarkets; computer hardware and software companies and IT service providers; faith based organisations and non government organisations that provide welfare other services; sporting clubs and peak sporting organisations.
Food and Agriculture
Includes: Agricultural and food processing companies
Includes: Professional political lobbyists, business organisations which lobby on behalf of the business members and professional organisations which have as one of their roles working with governments to secure benefits for their members.
Includes: private schools, private colleges and, for profit private education institutions
Defence & Weapons Industry
Includes: Manufacturers and suppliers of military equipment and materials, Business that import and sell firearms, firearms interest groups and shooting associations
Donor identified as a corporation, but D4S needs more information before they can be categorised further