New documents also revealed?Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was the country's biggest individual political donor last financial year.
Eryk Bagshaw is an economics reporter for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, based in Parliament House
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was by far the biggest political donor last financial year, new electoral disclosures have revealed.
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