Coalition’s GetUp crackdown could harm support for foreign interference bill, Labor warns (copied from “The Guardian”)

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/jandd/02/coalitions-getup-crackdown-could-harm-support-for-foreign-interference-bill-labor-warns

 GetUp insists it receives almost no foreign funding, with only 0.5% of donations over its lifetime coming from overseas. Photograph: Alan Porritt/AAP

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/feb/20/getup-targets-labor-in-biggest-ever-week-long-blitz-over-foreign-donations-law

GetUp says the foreign donations bill is an attack from the ‘hard-right’.

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/feb/07/mathias-cormann-concedes-coalition-may-have-to-change-foreign-donations-ban

Mathias Cormann concedes Coalition may have to change foreign donations ban

Crossbench senators revolt over burden bill places on minor parties, charities and activists

Tim Costello compares Coalition’s foreign donation ban to Putin’s crackdown on dissent

World Vision Australia chief advocate says bill is part of a ‘zeitgeist of a silencing and gagging of civil society’

World Vision Australia chief advocate Tim Costello has issued a strong warning against the Australian government’s foreign donations bill.

 

 

 

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