Independent candidates have also received more than $1 million from the Australian Electoral Commission.
Independent candidates have also received more than $1 million from the Australian Electoral Commission.

Parties pocket $69m from federal election

POLITICAL parties have pocketed almost $69 million in funding from the federal election.

Independent candidates have also received more than $1 million from the Australian Electoral Commission.

Parties, candidates and Senate groups that received four per cent of formal first preference votes received an automatic payment of $10,080, but could get more if they lodged a claim with the AEC setting out their spending on the campaign.



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Ambulance are on their way to the beach access road

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Protesters left Central Park for the riverbank after 9am