Are you a prohibited donor?
I confirm that I am not a:
- prohibited donor engaged in property development,
- tobacco business entity, or
- liquor or gambling business entity
as defined in the Electoral Funding Act 2018 which regulates all political parties in New South Wales.
1. I am not an individual or corporation that is a property developer:
a) that carries on a business mainly concerned with the residential or commercial development of land with the ultimate purpose of the sale or lease of the land for profit:
(i) who has made 1 relevant planning application, or someone has made the application on behalf of me, or a corporation that I work for, that is pending; or
(ii) who has made 3 or more relevant planning applications, or someone has made the applications on behalf of me, or a corporation that I work for that has been determined within the previous 7 years; or
(iii) who has engaged in any activity individually, or as a corporation for the dominant purpose of providing commercial premises where I, or my body corporate, or a related body corporate of my corporation is to carry on its business if my business sells or leases a substantial part of the premises; or
(iv) that is a close associate of a corporation set out in (a), (ii) or (c) in this paragraph.
2. I am not a tobacco industry business entity, either a:
a) corporation engaged in a business undertaking that is mainly concerned with the manufacture or sale of tobacco products; or
b) close associate of a corporation set out in (a) in this paragraph.
3. I am not a liquor or gambling industry business entity, either a:
a) a corporation that is mainly concerned and has the ultimate purpose of making a profit from:
(i) the manufacture or sale of liquor products;
(ii) wagering, betting or other gambling (including the manufacture of machines used primarily for this purpose); or
b) a close associate of a corporation set out in (a) in this paragraph.
I am not a close associate of an individual or corporation that is a prohibited donor:
a) director or officer of the corporation or the spouse of such a director or officer,
b) a related body corporate of the corporation,
c) a person whose voting power in the corporation or a related body corporate of the corporation is greater than 20%, or the spouse of such a person,
d) a corporation or a related body corporate of the corporation that is a stapled entity, the other stapled entity in relation to that stapled security,
e) a person who holds more than 20% of the units in the trust of a unit trust if the corporation is a trustee, manager or responsible entity of a trust or a beneficiary of this trust,
f) individually a person, or a corporation, that is a property developer in a joint venture or partnership with a property developer in connection with a relevant planning application made by or on behalf of the property developer who is likely to obtain a financial gain if the development would be, or is authorised by an approved planning application or is carried out.
g) a spouse of the individual.
Are you an Australian Citizen or a Permanent Resident* and not a foreign donor?
The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 prohibits political parties knowingly receiving donations from foreign donors.
Foreign donors include:
- a foreign public enterprise;
- an entity (whether or not incorporated) that does not meet any of the following conditions:
- the entity is incorporated in Australia;
- the entity's head office is in Australia;
- the entity's principal place of activity is, or is in, Australia
- an individual who is none of the following:
- an elector;
- an Australian citizen;
- an Australian resident;
- a New Zealand citizen who holds a Subclass 444 (Special Category) visa under the Migration Act 1958 (or if that Subclass ceases to exist, the kind of visa that replaces that Subclass)
*A Permanent Resident is a person who holds a permanent visa as defined by Section 5 of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007.