Ros Packer made $500k Lib Party donation

Political disclosure returns show Roslyn Packer donated $500,000 to the Liberal Party, while confirming Malcolm Turnbull $1.75 million donation.

Roslyn Packer, the widow of Kerry Packer, donated $500,000 to the Liberal Party last year, disclosure returns show.

The release from the Australian Electoral Commission also confirms Malcolm Turnbull gave his own party $1.75 million for the 2016 election campaign, as he admitted last year.

Overall, the Liberal Party of Australia, including Queensland's Liberal National Party, received $95.1 million in the 2016-17 financial year.

Published 1 February 2018 at 9:34am
Source: AAP