Independent candidate reveals donors amid GetUp rumours

Doug Dingwall
Updated May 13 2019 - 9:15am, first published May 8 2019 - 12:00am

Independent ACT candidate Anthony Pesec has hit back against claims his campaign received funding from GetUp and unions, revealing he has poured $65,000 of his own money into his tilt at the Senate.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Parliamentary bureau chief

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' parliamentary bureau chief. He writes about government and federal politics, and has an interest in integrity, industrial relations and foreign affairs. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award for his reporting. Contact him on

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