Financial disclosure is required of candidates/parties and election donors in Australia.
The financial disclosure returns are released for public inspection by the Australian Electoral Commission 24 weeks after polling day in each particular election.
This material is reproduced from an Australian Electoral Commission media release on the Canning by-election disclosure returns.
Financial Disclosure Facts
The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 requires candidates, Senate groups and donors to furnish financial disclosure returns to the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) covering each election.
These returns are made public 24 weeks after polling day in the relevant election.