Here is a list of resources for researching party and candidates. This will be expanded as new information becomes available.
What are they saying in the news? Is it true, or is there more to it?
Australian voting system explained
A good description of the political party landscape.
There is a lot of freely available information on the AEC website.
Monitoring the private interests of politicians and alerting us to gifts that they receive.
Burn the Register aims to solve the lack of searchability of disclosures. The ABC and the Guardian Australia have embarked on a huge transcription project of pecuniary interest registers into a searchable archive.
Democracy for Sale is a way to investigate donations to Australia’s major political parties.
A match-making service for government agencies and suppliers. Explore contracts data from AusTender.
A database of parliamentary member voting history – search by postcode for your local member’s profile.
A set of open source research tools for Australian politics.
What’s happening in Parliament right now.
A searchable parliamentary expenses database
Freedom of Information request resource
Government public phone and address directory.
Many of these handy references were sourced from The Guardian.