Party rules? : dilemmas of political party regulation in Australia / editors: Anika Gauja, Marian Sawer.
Table of Contents:
- Figures; Tables; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Contributors ; Party rules: Promises and pitfalls; Marian Sawer and Anika Gauja; Resisting legal recognition and regulation: Australian parties as rational actors?; Sarah John; Party registration and political participation: Regulating small and 'micro' parties ; Norm Kelly; Who gets what, when and how: The politics of resource allocation to parliamentary parties; Yvonne Murphy; Putting the cartel before the house? Public funding of parties in Queensland ; Graeme Orr.
- More regulated, more level? Assessing the impact of spending and donation caps on Australian state elections Jennifer Rayner; Dilemmas of party regulation: Hands-on courts versus hands-off legislators?; Anika Gauja; Party rules: The regulatory 'gap'; Anika Gauja and Marian Sawer; Appendix: Federally registered political parties, 1984-2016 ; Figure 3.1 Number of registered parties at federal elections, 1984-2013; Figure 5.1 Growth in public funding rate (Commonwealth elections); Figure 5.2 Queensland Greens' income from public funding; Figure 6.1 Queensland campaign spending, 2006-12.
- Figure 6.2 Queensland major party donations relative to spending, 2006-12Figure 6.3 Queensland minor party donations relative to spending, 2006-12 ; Figure 6.4 NSW campaign spending, 2003-11 ; Figure 6.5 NSW major party donations relative to spending, 2003-11 ; Figure 6.6 NSW minor party donations relative to spending, 2003-11; Table 1.1 Date of first acknowledgement of political parties in national constitutions: Europe ; Table 1.2 Date of initial introduction of party regulation by jurisdiction.
- Table 1.3. Additional resources allocated for minor parties* and Independents in the federal parliamentTable 2.1 Levels of legal intervention in political parties ; Table 3.1 Party groups contesting Senate elections, 1998, 2013 and 2016* ; Table 3.2 Parties refused registration in 2013: 500-member test; Table 3.3 Party membership requirements for registration ; Table 3.4 Candidates contesting Senate elections, 1983-2013; Table A3.1 Parties registered between the 2010 and 2013 federal elections; Table A3.2 Parties that applied prior to the 2013 election and registered after the 2013 election.
- Table A3.3 Newly registered parties, 2014-16Table 6.1 Australian party finances, 2007, 2010 and 2013 ; Table 6.2 Australian State party finances, State elections, 2011-13 ; Table 6.3 NSW and Queensland caps introduced in 2010 and 2011; Table 6.4 Queensland party funds: Dollars per voter ; Table 6.5 Ratios of major and minor party finances: Queensland* ; Table 6.6 NSW party funds: Dollars per voter ; Table 6.7 Ratios of major and minor party finances: NSW*