Who gave what to your coun­cil can­di­date?

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS - By Peter Car­ruthers

wen gave $10,000, while An­drew Will­cox and his wife Rae­lene do­nated a fur­ther $11,263 to help get him elected.

For­mer mayor Jen­nifer Whit­ney also en­listed help in the form of do­nated gifts.

Her elec­tion cam­paign was spon­sored to the tune of more than $20,000.

Of that, half was do­nated by an ASIC-reg­is­tered com­pany named TMT SA Pty Ltd.

When asked what this com­pany was or her con­nec­tion to its own­ers, Ms Whit­ney de­clined to com­ment. “If peo­ple want to make an is­sue about who do­nated to my cam­paign, that is their is­sue,” she said.

Our fact box shows what is reg­is­tered on the ECQ web­site to date. all loans and gifts re­ceived.

Can­di­dates were re­quired to sub­mit a form by July 4 stat­ing who made do­na­tions to their cam­paign and how much was do­nated – even if no do­na­tion was re­ceived.

Mayor An­drew Will­cox is on the record as hav­ing re­ceived about $25,000 in “gifts”.

John and Bev­er­ley Will­cox of Lot 1 /151 Mt Nutt Rd in Bo- HAVE you ever won­dered who pays for those road­side signs or ad­ver­tis­ing in the pa­per spruik­ing lo­cal gov­ern­ment hope­fuls?

Well, won­der no more – the Elec­toral Com­mis­sion of Queens­land re­quires all can­di­dates run­ning for lo­cal gov­ern­ment to prop­erly dis­close

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