Election funding reimbursement amount

The public funding figure has been updated for the 2022 - 2023 financial year to $2.136827. As at 1 July 2022, the figure used to calculate the reimbursement of election funding has been adjusted (based on CPI) from $1.986053 to $2.136827 per vote for eligible candidates. Any candidate who receives more than 4% of first preference votes at a State election or by-election can apply to be reimbursed for election expenditure incurred. The election funding reimbursement amount, or public funding figure, is calculated on 1 July each year, as prescribed in the Electoral Act 1907.

For more information, see Reimbursement of Electoral Expenditure. Past election returns can also be viewed online.