The Australian Electoral Commission has just released financial disclosures for the 2014-15 year.
The figures show Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel, which went into administration last month, was the biggest financial donor to the Palmer United Party, handing $5,991,381 to the MP’s party.
And the next biggest donor was Mineralogy, another Clive Palmer company, which donated 3,628,346.
Palmer’s Coolum resort also made a donation of 191,113. Palmer made a personal donation to his party of $2000.
Queensland Nickel, like many resources companies, has been squeezed by the collapses in commodity prices on global markets in recent years. It made 237 workers redundant last month.
Here’s the table from the AEC website:
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