Funds Maintained by the Authority
The following Funds are maintained by the Authority:
- The Election Campaigns Fund – in relation to electoral communication expenditure by registered political parties and candidates at State elections
For each State election, or for a State by-election, the Authority maintains an Election Campaigns Fund. The purpose of the Election Campaigns Fund is to make payments to registered political parties and candidates for electoral communication expenditure incurred during a capped expenditure period in accordance with their entitlements outlined in the Act.
- The Administration Fund – in relation to the operational and administrative costs of State registered political parties which have endorsed members of Parliament and of Independent members of Parliament
The purpose of the Administration Fund is to reimburse administration and operating expenses to eligible parties with members of Parliament and Independent members of Parliament.
- The Policy Development Fund – in relation to the operational and administrative costs of State registered political parties which are not eligible for funding from the Administration Fund
Parties which are not eligible for payments from the Administration Fund may be eligible for annual payments from the Policy Development Fund.
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