Limiting foreign donation ban to political parties creates 'activist loophole'

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Minister signals intention to push for comprehensive ban, saying limiting it would still allow donations to third-party groups such as GetUp

Limiting a ban on foreign donations to money flowing to political parties would create a “loophole” by still allowing donations to activist third-party groups, such as GetUp, the special minister of state has said.

Scott Ryan’s comments signal an intention to push on with a more comprehensive ban on foreign donations despite the fact Labor does not support extending the proposed ban to activist third-party groups.

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