Indexation

All values related to funding and disclosure laws increase on 1 July of each year.

This is according to the formula prescribed in section 217Q of the Electoral Act 2002.

Financial year

 

2018–19

 

2019–20

 

2020–21

 

2021–22

 

Donation disclosure threshold $1,000 $1,020 $1,040 $1,050
General donation cap $4,000 $4,080 $4,160 $4,210
Small contributions $50 or less $51 or less $52 or less $53 or less
Administrative expenditure funding for independent elected members  $200,000 $204,100 $208,200 $210,870
Administrative expenditure funding for registered political parties 

Capped at 45 members.
$200,000 for the first member

$70,000 for the 2nd 

$35,000 for the 3rd to 45th 
$204,100 for the first member

$71,430 for the 2nd 

$35,720 for the 3rd to 45th 
$208,200 for the first member

$72,860 for the 2nd 

$36,440 for the 3rd to 45th 
$210,870 for the first member

$73,790 for the 2nd 

$36,910 for the 3rd to 45th 
Public funding

Per first preference vote
Legislative Assembly candidates: $6

Legislative Council candidates: $3
Legislative Assembly candidates: $6.12

Legislative Council candidates: $3.06
Legislative Assembly candidates: $6.25

Legislative Council candidates: $3.12
Legislative Assembly candidates: $6.33

Legislative Council candidates: $3.16
Policy development funding $1 per first preference vote or $25,000 (whichever is more) $1.02 per first preference vote or $25,510 (whichever is more) $1.04 per first preference vote or $26,020 (whichever is more) $1.05 per first preference vote or $26,350 (whichever is more)