Annual returns

An annual return is a summary of money received and costs incurred in a financial year.

Who needs to provide an annual return?

  • Registered Political Parties
  • independent candidates
  • groups of independent Legislative Council (Upper House) candidates
  • independent elected members (MPs)
  • associated entities
  • third-party campaigners
  • nominated entities.  

When are annual returns due?

Annual returns are due by 20 October each year.

Where can I find out more?

To step you through the process of completing an annual return, we have made available the following fact sheets.

VEC disclosures user guides