GetUp insists it receives almost no foreign funding, with only 0.5% of donations over its lifetime coming from overseas. Photograph: Alan Porritt/AAP
GetUp says the foreign donations bill is an attack from the ‘hard-right’.
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.