‘Devil will be in the detail’ of political donation reform
The leader of the newly-formed Reason Party says minor political parties shape as the biggest losers from donation reform.
A cap of $4000 over a four-year parliamentary term was proposed by the state government on Monday.
Speaking with Neil Mitchell, Fiona Patten said the “devil would be in the detail” and that Labor and the Liberals would manipulate whatever rules were put in place.
“The one thing we know is that the major parties will work out a way of getting around it,” she said.
Ms Patten fears smaller parties, who don’t have the same level of support, could struggle as a result.
“I think it could have a really negative effect on them,” she said.
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