There is a case for banning political party donations in the name of democracy

By The Canberra Times
Updated April 24 2018 - 8:42pm, first published July 31 2017 - 7:51pm

Revelations the ALP accepted $400,000 in tobacco industry funding almost a decade after it banned such donations in 2004, coupled with a call by Senator Sam Dastyari for a complete ban on political donations of any kind has put the question of public funding for elections back on the agenda.

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