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.



Do not enter the water: Lifeguards close beach

Do not enter the water: Lifeguards close beach

LIFEGUARDS have closed the beach in Agnes Water.

REVEALED: 30 Bundaberg suburbs and their drug crime stats

premium_icon REVEALED: 30 Bundaberg suburbs and their drug crime stats

Police data shows what offences are happening where

NAMED: Six Wide Bay child porn offenders

premium_icon NAMED: Six Wide Bay child porn offenders

Men who have faced court over child offences