Text of bill | Explanatory memoranda | Second reading speeches | Proposed amendments | Schedules of amendments | Bills Digest

Bills of the current Parliament

Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of bills homepages, the authoritative sources for verifying the progress of bills are the House of Representatives Votes and Proceedings and the Journals of the Senate.

Electoral Legislation Amendment (Political Campaigners) Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Finance

Summary

Amends the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 to reduce from $500 000 to $100 000 the threshold for electoral expenditure that can be incurred by an individual or organisation before they are required to register as a political campaigner.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12/08/21  
Second reading moved 12/08/21  
Second reading debate 22/11/21  
Second reading agreed to 22/11/21  
Consideration in detail debate 22/11/21 Amendment details: 1 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 22/11/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24/11/21  
Second reading moved 24/11/21  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

MS-Word PDF HTML
  • Third reading

MS-Word PDF HTML

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

MS-Word PDF HTML
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

MS-Word PDF HTML
  • Revised explanatory memorandum

MS-Word PDF HTML

Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet ZD132]

MS-Word PDF HTML
Senate
  • Independent [sheet 1401 revised]
PATRICK, Sen Rex

MS-Word PDF HTML
  • Independent [sheet 1398]
PATRICK, Sen Rex

MS-Word PDF HTML

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes