Yearly indexation of funding and donation thresholds 2018-2022

These amounts are indexed annually according to the formula prescribed in section 217Q of the Electoral Act 2002.

Financial year

 

2018–19
*As at 1 July 2018

2019–20

 

2020–21

 

2021–22

 

Donation disclosure threshold $1,000 or more $1,020 or more $1,040 or more To be indexed
General donation cap $4,000 or more $4,080 or more $4,160 or more To be indexed
Small contributions $50 or less $51 or less $52 or less To be indexed
Administrative expenditure funding for independent elected members (per year) $200,000 $204,100 $208,200 To be indexed
Administrative expenditure funding for registered political parties (per year)

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

$70,000 for the second member

$35,000 for the third to forty-fifth members
$204,100 for the first member

$71,430 for the second member

$35,720 for the third to forty-fifth members
$208,200 for the first member

$72,860 for the second member

$36,440 for the third to forty-fifth members
To be indexed
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
To be indexed
Policy development funding $1 per first preference vote or $25,000 (whichever is greater) $1.02 per first preference vote or $25,510 (whichever is greater) $1.04 per first preference vote or $26,020 (whichever is greater) To be indexed