THE Australian Electoral Commission has released its reports showing who received funding and from where for the last federal election. I must say that it beggars belief.
The ‘Australian Agency for International Development’ is a major donor to the Labor Party, Liberal Party, and the Greens. Who is this Agency?
It is better known as AusAID.
This government agency was established to promote democracy and party politics around the world. The Federal Government allocated over $300 million of our taxes last year to AusAid in which nearly $200 million was spent on employee benefits.
Prior to the last federal election AusAid donated $2.2 Million dollars to the Labor Party, $1.1 Million to the Liberal Party, and $220,000 to the Greens.
If you are a minor party or an independent you got zilch.
Here we have the government allocating funds in the budget only to have it returned to their party’s to fund their election campaigns.
Our taxes are being used to ensure the major party’s get re-elected.
This is incredibly immoral, unethical, and I believe, illegal, yet not a word from the Electoral Commission about this corrupt practice.
The agency is supposed to promote free and fair elections in other parts of the world but sees fit to interfere with free and fair elections in Australia. Where is our media on this issue? Not a peep from any of them. I demand that my taxes are returned to consolidated revenue. I demand an explanation from my local member.
And I demand an investigation into AusAid. Those in AusAID and those in their respective political parties that accepted this funding should be charged with conspiracy to defraud the Australian people.
I would also like to see a statement from the Australian Electoral Commission explaining how they can ignore this corrupt practice.
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