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Postby johnsmith » 05 Mar 2018, 14:26

After all the carry on about Sam Dastayari receiving donations from Chinese, why are the retards from the right so quiet when one of their own receives donations from chinese?

SA election: Steven Marshall faces further questions over potential $1.2m donation

Opposition Leader Steven Marshall has admitted Chinese mining magnate Sally Zou has been to his house, but stressed he had not received any personal gifts from her.

This morning Mr Marshall faced further questioning over a potential $1.2 million donation from Ms Zou, which she tweeted about last week.

Now, more information about the $1,212,018 cheque has emerged — it appears to be the same date as Mr Marshall's birthday.

In a tweet, Labor Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis pointed out the exact amount of the donation spelled out Mr Marshall's birthday this year, January 21, 2018.

Earlier today, Mr Marshall told ABC Radio Adelaide that the party had not received the cheque, but there had been previous donations.

"All of that has been disclosed, she's made past donations, last year and the year before in the lead-up to the federal election and other donations," he said.

"All of those donations have been reported as per the legislation.

"The Liberal Party has absolutely nothing to hide here."

Mr Marshall said Ms Zou had attended functions at his house and had not received any personal gifts from her.

"Not that I'm aware of," he said.

"Everything that we need to do legally is done legally."

Mr Marshall said the "Liberal Party's policy agenda is not up for grabs" and no undertakings had been given.

"Absolutely not … I can't make this any clearer," he said.

Ms Zou is one of the state Liberal Party's biggest donors, with her AusGold Mining Group providing the party with hundreds of thousands of dollars within the past year alone.

Little is known about Ms Zou, who closely guards her public profile and has an enigmatic social media presence, often tweeting then deleting.

She has a penchant for running full-page advertisements in newspapers on subject matter ranging from real estate to food.

Ms Zou is also a key sponsor of the Port Power AFL club, and last year provided $88,888 in a single donation to the Liberals — eight is considered a lucky number in China.

Ms Zou made headlines last year after setting up a company named after the Foreign Minister, called the "Julie Bishop Glorious Foundation".

Ms Bishop was quizzed in Parliament, and insisted she had never heard of such a foundation until the matter was raised with her by the media.

Mr Marshall blamed the repeated questions regarding Ms Zou on a Labor "smear" campaign.

He said the Labor Party received $1.5 million from the Shop Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA) and the union did that to influence the Government's position on shop trading hours.

"Cue the smear, two weeks from the election you knew it was always going to happen," Mr Marshall said.

"Labor love the fear, the smear because they have nothing left."

Premier Jay Weatherill said he could have met Ms Zou at a function, but had spoken only a few words with her.

He said any money the Labor Party received from unions would be used to "advocate for working people".

"That's what they want us to do with that money and that's what we do," he said.

"The real question is what is Sally Zou buying for a $1.2 million donation.

"That's what the Liberal Party needs to answer."



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Re: chinese donations

Postby johnsmith » 10 Mar 2018, 16:01

and today turdballl spent the morning on the campaign (S.A.) trail defending the donations from chinese, while at the same time the federal libs have a bill in the house proposing to ban the same donations :WTF



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Re: chinese donations

Postby HBS Guy » 10 Mar 2018, 18:21

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Re: chinese donations

Postby pinkeye » 10 Mar 2018, 23:38

HBS Guy wrote:Shambolic.


Indeed. And the Chinese aren't lazy. They have also infiltrated and bought local governments.
A case in point. The last local government elections here in QLD have raised some nasty questions.
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My Local Government area was saturated by huge billboards and banners like never seen before in the area. It was once Rural.. now it is part of Logan City. The man who got elected.. to Mayor..... Councillor Luke Smith .. was unavoidable. Everywhere you went you saw his plugugly face. And Guess what? He got elected Mayor.


Speaks to the sheer power of advertising, and the inability of the general public to see a scam when it shouts at them. Because he received over $100,000 in contributions, from one Chinese donor, altho it was spread between two, from what I can gather. Not a lot of news on these sorts of issues. You know corruption in local government.!!
This IS QLD after all. :roll

He then went on to approve a major expansion to a chinese project, in a sensitive area. The locals howled... but Mayor Smith carried on as usual. He has been under investigation now for at least 6 mths by the CCCC, or whatever the fuck they're called this month. :roll
I hope he gets done BIG TIME.


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