Skip navigation

Why not ban political donations from property developers?

profile image
Ellen Sandell
State MP for Melbourne
19 June 2015

Ms SANDELL (Melbourne) — My question is to the Minister for Planning. Given that Victoria's political donation laws are some of the slackest in the Western world, with former Speaker Ken Coghill recently describing us as 'lagging severely compared with most contemporary jurisdictions', can the planning minister explain to the Victorian people why he recently told the Property Council of Victoria why he will not ban political donations from property developers?

Ellen continues: 

Ms SANDELL (Melbourne) — In that case, given that we will not know about the disclosure of political donations from property developers until next February, will the Minister for Planning tell us how much personally was received by himself for his campaign or others in the government from property developers?

Honourable members interjecting.

The SPEAKER — Order! Government members! The Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing is warned. I rule the member's question out of order.

profile image
Ellen Sandell
State MP for Melbourne
19 June 2015
SHARE:

WHAT I'M FIGHTING FOR


LATEST NEWS

COLOUR IT: What are you most looking forward to when Melbourne re-opens?

We have all worked so hard and sacrificed so much to keep our community safe during this pandemic. Now it's time to re-open and revitalise our incredible city! Young people of Melbourne - what are you most looking forward to doing? 

MEDIA RELEASE

MEDIA RELEASE: Greens fear Government is setting new 'Arden' precinct up to fail

The Victorian Government today released the final Arden Structure Plan, for a new precinct in inner city Melbourne that the State Government says will be home to 15,000 residents and 34,000 employees by 2050.

BLOG

Let’s think about a big vision for post-COVID Melbourne

The pandemic has been tough for the Melbourne CBD and it may have changed the way we use the CBD forever. So what do we do? 

NEWS

Local schools and other Melbourne Budget winners

I've just come out of the Victorian Budget lock-up and I wanted to let you know what today's budget means for our electorate of Melbourne.