Viewing political donations on the Electronic Disclosure System (EDS)

The EDS is the new “real-time” reporting portal developed by the Electoral Commission Queensland (ECQ) for viewing donations to political parties and candidates contesting State and Local elections in Queensland – includes Councillor donations.

Step 1

Click to open the EDS

Step 2

Choose the View Table option.

Step 3

Choose Local or State and then select the Candidate you are interested in.
(NB You can also refine your search further based on Election periods, Date range or Amount range for more specific results.)

Step 4

Click Apply and the list of donations will be shown (extract below).

Step 5

Click the Download button to export the donation details in PDF or CSV (for MS Excel) format.

Related documents

LG Handbook: Funding and Disclosure Manual (July 2017)

Other relevant links

Political donation survey – Essential Research (Extract, December 2017)