We don’t just expect transparency in others.

Your privacy and security is important to us. It is equally important that you know exactly what happens with your information and other data when you interact with the Australian Democrats. The Australian Democrats strives to adopt best practice in these fields – we believe in transparency and accountability in politics, and that starts right here.

Our full Privacy Policy is available in .pdf format.

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We care about your cyber safety.

We do our absolute best to ensure that our data solutions are Australia-based. Not only is that good for local business, but it’s great for personal security.

For our local, Australian-based data management security information, click here.

However, there are some products and service we use which are not located in Australia. As a result, sometimes information may be subject to another jurisdiction (such as the USA or the EU).

To see the security policies of the suppliers we use outside of Australia, click on the links below:

MailChimp – located in the US

electionrunner (for member ballots) – located in the US


Donations by individuals to registered political parties of between $2 and $1,500 in a financial year are tax deductible.

You can donate online now or alternatively you can send a cheque, together with your name and address, made payable to Australian Democrats, to our postal address; PO Box 547, Glenelg, SA 5045.

Amounts received by the Australian Democrats Party Agent of more than $13,800 in the 2018-19 financial year will be subject to disclosure under the provisions of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918.

The Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 prohibits the knowing receipt of donations from foreign donors. Foreign donors include:

  • a foreign public enterprise;
  • an entity (whether or not incorporated) that does not meet any of the following conditions:
    • the entity is incorporated in Australia;
    • the entity’s head office is in Australia;
    • the entity’s principal place of activity is, or is in, Australia;
  • an individual who is none of the following:
    • an elector;
    • an Australian citizen;
    • an Australian resident;
    • a New Zealand citizen who holds a Subclass 444 (Special Category) visa under the Migration Act 1958 (or if that Subclass ceases to exist, the kind of visa that 16 replaces that Subclass)

For a copy of the Act, click here.

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