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Richard Di Natale and then and now

6 September 2016

5:53 PM

6 September 2016

5:53 PM

Greens leader Richard Di Natale was making his usual pious noises on ABC Radio National Breakfast on Tuesday morning.

“We don’t accept overseas political donations,” he insisted.

Don’t. But the Greens once did.

Indeed, you might say their seed funding came from offshore sources.

Here’s a table from the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matter’s report on the Rudd government’s attempt at donations reform, the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Political Donations and Other Measures) Bill 2008 that makes it all quite clear:


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