We accept donations from individuals and entities that value and support the policies of the party and constituents. We do not accept donations or gifts to influence public policy or decisions.
We organise events in each electorate to engage with constituents to formulate public policy. Our events are free to allow everyone to contribute to public policy. We do not organise events to raise funds from individuals or entities that may want to influence our decisions.
Fundraising events organised by candidates are strongly discouraged and not endorsed. We fund the campaigns of each candidate to eliminate the need for fundraising events.
Queensland Prohibited Donor Scheme
Queensland law prohibits political donations from property developers and industry bodies which have property developers as the majority of their members. It is illegal to make or accept these prohibited donations. It is also unlawful to ask for someone to donate on behalf of a prohibited donor.
The Democratic Party of Queensland (DPQ) has established, implemented and maintains a policy for disclosing interactions with individuals or entities intending to influence public policy. These individuals and entities should familiarise themselves with this policy and how it may affect them before contacting the DPQ.
Meetings & Correspondence Related to Public Policy
The DPQ discloses information about meetings and correspondence with individuals and entities who intend to influence public policy. We publish public statements containing the particulars of the parties and a summary of the meeting.
Meetings & Correspondence with Prospective Candidates
We will not automatically publish public statements disclosing meetings or correspondence with prospective candidates.
Enquiries from bona fide journalists and entities regarding meetings or correspondence with prospective candidates will receive a response via a public statement, addressing the relevant individual or entity requesting information and providing relevant information.
Our Constitution as amended September 17, 2022, is accessible via the following link: Constitution