Disclosure of certain information (e.g. details of gifts and donations) is subject to a minimum threshold below which disclosure is not required.
The financial disclosure scheme was amended with effect from 8 December 2005 to increase the threshold to 'more than $10 000'. This amount is indexed with effect from 1 July each year based on increases in the consumer price index.
The disclosure threshold amount that will apply from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018 is more than $13,500. This threshold will also apply to the disclosures made by candidates, Senate groups and donors to candidates at the 2 July 2016 federal election.
Past disclosure threshold amounts are: