Tobacco manufacturer Philip Morrison donated more than $24,000 to the Nationals. A subsidiary of Adani Australia gave $100,000 to the Nationals and $50,000 to Liberals. "And we know it seems to be bugging them, because they're upset that this had actually got out and someone knows about it.". Clive Palmer's United Australia Party (CPUAP) made history last year by spending an unprecedented $60-70 million on the federal election. Johnson used COVID-19 to his advantage. F ifteen days before the Queensland election, Labor’s campaign took a considerable risk to call out Clive Palmer’s “barefaced, outrageous lies” about plans for a … How effective will it be? Former politician and controversial businessman Clive Palmer has angered Australians today, accused of “spamming” hundreds with text messages … "We know the LNP's history of cutting, they've done it before and they'll do it again," she said. The disclosure scheme requires registered political parties, political campaigners, associated entities, donors and third parties to disclose incurred electoral expenditure to the AEC. On the campaign trail in Mackay, Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington wouldn't call out Mr Palmer's death tax claims as a lie, and distanced herself from his entire campaign. "With Clive Palmer it is just not true and I just urge Queenslanders — ignore Clive Palmer.". Voters have also deserted Clive Palmer's party despite the businessman spending millions of dollars on ads attacking Labor. Centre for Public Integrity director Joo Cheong Tham said the disclosure data was incomplete, lacking significant income from associated entities, party fundraising events and membership fees. A Palmer family spokesman claimed Mrs Palmer was out and about in Currumbin on election day. Joe Biden to become next US president, beating Donald Trump, according to multiple network electoral college projections, Follow our live coverage of the US election results, ABC's rolling coverage of the US election results. The Cormack Foundation, a regular cash source, was the Liberal Party's biggest donor. Palmer joined the Queensland division of the Nationals in 1974, having been influenced by the policies of Joh Bjelke-Petersen, Premier of Queensland at the time. But The Sunday Mail saw no sign of her, and candidates and booth workers, including UAP volunteers, said they had not laid eyes on her. So what will Trump do now. A senior Labor minister says businessman and United Australia Party leader Clive Palmer is using his millions to launch a "bulls**t" scare campaign during the Queensland election. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk denied Labor's political advertising that claimed the LNP would cut thousands of public sector jobs was the same as Mr Palmer's campaign. Mark Meadows' diagnosis means the virus has broken out in the White House for the second time, as the nation sets daily records for new cases. The former ALP premier insisted his criticisms were not political and would apply to whoever was making border decisions. Liberal donations topped $165 million ahead of Scott Morrison's shock election victory, with Labor banking $126 million, the Greens about $20 million and One Nation about $3 million. He said he had also seen former LNP president Bruce McIver in recent weeks. Queensland is due to re-examine the state's border closures at the end of the month. Yesterday Queensland Treasurer Cameron Dick called out Mr Palmer for sending thousands of voters text messages claiming Labor would introduce the tax. Palmer was instrumental in the split of the South Australian conservatives in the 1970s, and was active in the Liberal Movement headed by former Premier of South Australia, Steele Hall. Joe Biden has been declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election by The Associated Press, and will become the 46th US President. "Clive you and I know this — your claim about a death tax in Queensland is a big fat lie," he said. Employer group the Australian Hotels & Hospitality Association gave more than $1 million to the major parties, including $761,000 to the Victorian Labor Party, despite Labor under former leader Bill Shorten promising to reverse penalty rates cuts for workers in the industry. Nine, owner of The Australian Financial Review, donated $33,000 to the Liberal Party and $27,500 to Labor. Two momentous statements for Australia stood out this week — and they weren't from Trump. He denied he had spoken to them about preferencing arrangements. "This is just Clive Palmer using his millions of dollars to scare the elderly and quite frankly what Clive Palmer is doing right now is bullshit," she said. AAP. Mrs Palmer starred in many of the UAP’s election ads but was rarely seen on the campaign trail. Let’s make one thing clear: Clive Palmer’s claim about a death tax is a lie. Serial election campaigner Clive Palmer has declared he'll "decide who the government is in this state". 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At a press conference in the Moreton Bay region today, Mr Palmer said the basis for his advertisements came after he received a call from someone claiming to be an official from the Treasury department. Tourism Minister Kate Jones blasts Clive Palmer’s ‘bulls**t’ death tax campaign Greg Stolz, Domanii Cameron , Michael Wray , The Courier-Mail October 28, 2020 6:40am Mineralogy has also sent unsolicited texts.