ESPIONAGE LAWS TO BAN FOREIGN POLITICAL DONATIONS

PRIME MINISTER MALCOLM TURNBULL MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT ON TUESDAY IN WHAT HE LABELLED THE MOST SIGNIFICANT REFORMS TO FOREIGN INTERFERENCE LAWS IN DECADES.

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS ANNOUNCED PROPOSED NEW LAWS TO COMBAT FOREIGN INTERFERENCE AND ESPIONAGE IN WHAT IT SAYS ARE THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE REFORMS IN DECADES.

"But these reforms are not about any one country," he added ...

The federal government will ban foreign political donations, require lobbyists for foreign powers to register and impose offences for acts of foreign interference in sweeping new laws to be introduced to parliament. Prime...

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