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Pathology big donors to Liberal Party

Rosalie Woodruff MP

Rosalie Woodruff MP  -  Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Tags: Healthscope

That this house:

  1. Notes that in two of the past three years, Pathology Australia has donated $25 000 to the Tasmanian Branch of the Liberal Party and $27 200 in the most recent year.
  2. Further notes that Sonic Healthcare and its Tasmanian subsidiary Diagnostic Services contributed a further $36 500 and Healthscope donated $27 500 over the three years to mid-2014.
  3. Agrees that the private pathology industry has emerged among the biggest donors to the Liberal Party.
  4. Agrees that donations from private interests are made with the sole purpose of buying political influence.
  5. Asks what influence the significant donations to the Tasmanian Liberals have bought private pathology providers.