Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon and Greens candidate for Whitlam Tom Hunt have commented on Liberal candidate for Whitlam Dr Carolyn Currie’s decision to pull out of the election 13 days after she was declared a candidate.
Political donation reform is shaping up as the latest test of the Prime Minister’s leadership following the statement from senior NSW Liberal Michael Yabsley that the current system should be dismantled, Greens democracy spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon said.
Today's report that Malcom Turnbull lunched with a Mafia associate involved in fund raising for the Liberals when he was opposition leader reveals the dangers of touting for corporate political donations, Greens democracy spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon said.
An Australian Greens bill which will ban political donations from property developers, mining companies and the alcohol, tobacco and gambling industries is already before parliament. Now we need your support to get passed.