Our political duopoly demands full donor disclosure

By The Canberra Times
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:22pm, first published May 5 2014 - 10:12pm

News this week that select groups are being offered privileged access to Treasurer Joe Hockey in return for generous donations to the Liberal Party has sparked a lively discussion about the appropriateness of a system which, by design, leaves political parties with little choice but to actively seek large sums of money to fund expensive election campaigns.

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