Funding and Disclosure Report - Election 1998. Appendix 2: Election Funding Payments

Updated: 5 January 2011

To qualify for election funding a candidate or Senate group must win at least 4% of the formal first preference votes cast in that Division/State. The entitlement is then calculated on the total number of votes won. At both the 3 October 1998 federal election and the Newcastle supplementary election held on 21 November 1998 the funding rate was $1.6221 per vote.

3 October 1998 Federal Election

Election funding payments to the Australian Labour Party in each state and territory
Australian Labor Party House Senate Total
New South Wales $2 364 340.52 $2 356 197.58 $4 720 538.10
Victoria $2 045 936.89 $1 870 443.51 $3 916 380.40
Queensland $1 167 495.12 $1 061 862.35 $2 229 357.47
Western Australia $612 415.74 $598 357.00 $1 210 772.74
South Australia $517 883.00 $491 981.31 $1 009 864.31
Tasmania $243 937.89 $208 240.33 $452 178.22
ACT $159 919.59 $136 040.66 $295 960.25
Northern Territory $62 400.56 $62 059.92 $124 460.48
Total     $13 959 511.97
Election funding payments to the Liberal Party of Australia in each state and the ACT
Liberal Party of Australia House Senate Total
New South Wales $1 835 479.14 $1 487 533.83 $3 323 012.97
Victoria $1 709 677.18 $1 414 866.41 $3 124 543.59
Queensland $997 839.68 $925 716.25 $1 923 555.93
Western Australia $645 329.78 $663 030.13 $1 308 359.91
South Australia $631 616.54 $622 297.58 $1 253 914.12
Tasmania $190 397.23 $169 133.12 $359 530.35
ACT $96 391.67 $99 572.61 $195 964.28
Total     $11 488 881.15
Election funding payments to the National Party of Australia in each state
National Party of Australia House Senate Total
New South Wales $475 479.68 $743 766.91 $1 219 246.59
Victoria $121 505.02 $331 882.24 $453 387.26
Queensland $323 097.99 $309 271.21 $632 369.20
Western Australia $16 585.97 $0.00 $16 585.97
Total     $2 321 589.02
Election funding payments to the Northern Territory Country Liberal Party in the Northern Territory
Northern Territory Country Liberal Party House Senate Total
Northern Territory $58 418.31 $58 497.79 $116 916.10
Election funding payments to the Australian Democrats in each state and territory
Australian Democrats House Senate Total
New South Wales $149 520.31 $447 553.61 $597 073.92
Victoria $269 254.00 $453 873.31 $723 127.31
Queensland $80 021.44 $253 775.92 $333 797.36
Western Australia $42 771.53 $110 456.90 $153 228.43
South Australia $152 323.30 $190 789.78 $343 113.08
Tasmania $4 871.17 $0.00 $4 871.17
ACT $23 348.51 $53 258.41 $76 606.92
Northern Territory $7 555.74 $8 303.53 $15 859.27
Total     $2 247 677.46
Election funding payments to the Pauline Hanson's One Nation in each state and territory
Pauline Hanson's One Nation House Senate Total
New South Wales $499 462.43 $585 592.70 $1 085 055.13
Victoria $129 589.57 $189 863.56 $319 453.13
Queensland $463 893.02 $482 156.25 $946 049.27
Western Australia $152 110.81 $178 907.90 $331 018.71
South Australia $147 242.88 $149 087.21 $296 330.09
Tasmania $8 915.06 $0.00 $8 915.06
ACT $16 050.68 $15 606.22 $31 656.90
Northern Territory $12 005.16 $14 042.52 $26 047.68
Total     $3 044 525.97
Election funding payments to the Australian Greens by state and territory
Australian Greens House Senate Total
New South Wales $46 260.67 $0.00 $46 260.67
Victoria $24 681.87 $0.00 $24 681.87
Queensland $6 202.91 $0.00 $6 202.91
Tasmania $27 723.31 $29 043.70 $56 767.01
ACT $7 090.20 $0.00 $7 090.20
Northern Territory $0.00 $6 864.73 $6 864.73
Total     $147 867.39
election funding payments to minor parties and independents
  House Senate Total
The Greens (WA)
Western Australia $73 086.96 $99 050.29 $172 137.25
Australia First Party
Western Australia $25 280.43 $0.00 $25 280.43
Australian Shooters Party
Victoria $8 554.96 $0.00 $8 554.96
Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group)
New South Wales $5 339.95 $0.00 $5 339.95
Progressive Labour Party
Victoria $5 054.46 $0.00 $5 054.46
Tasmanian Independent Senator Brian Harradine Group
Tasmania $0.00 $39 342.41 $39 342.41
Unity – Say No to Hanson
New South Wales $48 692.20 $0.00 $48 692.20
Peter James ANDREN
Calare (NSW) $47 887.64 N/A $47 887.64
Anthony Robert George BECK
Barker (SA) $6 464.07 N/A $6 464.07
Barry Thomas CUNNINGHAM
McMillan (Vic) $6 163.98 N/A $6 163.98
Robert James Keith ELLIS
Mackellar (NSW) $7 670.91 N/A $7 670.91
Paul Anthony FILING
Moore (WA) $23 908.13 N/A $23 908.13
Philip NITSCHKE
Menzies (Vic) $11 100.03 N/A $11 100.03
Graham John NUTTALL
New England (NSW) $10 060.26 N/A $10 060.26
Allan Charles ROCHER
Curtin (WA) $22 587.74 N/A $22 587.74
Margaret Anne SCOTT
Oxley (Qld) $4 952.27 N/A $4 952.27
Anthony Charles SMITH
Dickson (Qld) $10 697.75 N/A $10 697.75
Douglas Harry TREASURE
Gippsland (Vic) $6 611.68 N/A $6 611.68
Robert Ian WILSON
Parkes (NSW) $14 042.52 N/A $14 042.52
Paul John ZAMMIT
Lowe (NSW) $18 978.57 N/A $18 978.57
Federal election sub-total     $33 822 496.27
21 November 1998 Newcastle Supplementary Election
Australian Labor Party $51 000.45
Australian Democrats $9 095.11
Pauline Hanson's One Nation $16 976.90
Australian Greens $9 675.83
Harry Criticos $4 408.87
Ivan Joseph Welsh $7 134.00
Supplementary election sub-total $98 291.16
TOTAL ELECTION FUNDING PAID $33 920 787.43