2008 ACT Election financial returns available

Published 6 Apr 2009

Financial disclosure returns relating to the 2008 ACT Legislative Assembly election have been released today, the ACT Electoral Commissioner, Mr Phillip Green, announced.

"Returns for the 2008 ACT Legislative Assembly election are available for public inspection at my office and on the Internet," Mr Green said.

The returns show:

  • details of election expenditure by parties;
  • details of expenditure made and donations received by candidates;
  • details of donors to candidates;
  • details of advertisements lodged with broadcasters and publishers; and
  • details of expenditure made by other interested groups and people during the election.

Note that annual returns covering the election period, detailing donations to political parties and associated entities, will not be made available until 1 February 2010.

Anyone who wishes to view the returns may do so on our website or at the office of the Electoral Commission on the ground floor of North Building, London Circuit, Civic Square, which is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

For enquiries, please phone 6205 0033. Copies of the returns may be purchased for a fee.

Phillip Green
Electoral Commissioner


More information about funding and disclosure can be viewed on the Commission's website at: www.elections.act.gov.au/parties/fad.html