Union election funds to be slashed under NSW Government plan
The New South Wales Government is again going into battle against unions, to try to slash their influence on election campaigns.
- Sarah Gerathy
Premier Gladys Berejiklian on Tuesday announced an overhaul of electoral funding laws, which would more than halve the amount of money unions and other third parties are allowed to spend on state elections.
Under current laws, the amount that third parties can spend on election campaigns is capped at $1.2 million each, but the legislation proposes to slash that to…