Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform Bill 2017

2018-06-18T11:49:18+00:00 February 1st, 2018|

The following is a submission with respect to the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017. The Global Health Alliance Melbourne (GLHAM) represents 28 Victorian-based organisations that work in global and indigenous health. We recognise the enormous support that the Federal Government has provided to the medical research sector in Australia, implementing a number of significant initiatives such as the Medical Research Future Fund and supporting the development of medical research and public health programs to improve the health of all Australians. We also understand the concerns the Government has in relation to international donations undermining the Australian political landscape. However, we highlight what we believe are significant unintended consequences of the proposed Bill on the health promotion, international development and medical research activities of our member organisations.

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