See how much parties and candidates spent on advertising and how much candidates got in donations for the 2017 General Election. Some promoters also had to send us returns of their expenses.
See party expenses and donations
A registered party could spend up to $1,115,000 on election advertising, plus $26,200 for each electorate the party contested by standing a candidate.
We allocated money to registered parties to spend on broadcast advertising.
Registered parties must also file a return of their donations and loans every year.
See candidate expenses and donations
Candidate returns include donations, anonymous donations, overseas donations, and election expenses for advertising.
See promoter expenses
A promoter had to register with us if it spent, or intended to spend, over $12,600 (including GST) on election advertising during the 3 months before election day.
Registered promoters that spent more than $100,000 on election advertising had to send us a return of their expenses.