Australia Electoral Commission drops case against missing former far-right senator Fraser Anning

Australia Electoral Commission drops case against missing former far-right senator Fraser Anning

The Guardian

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AEC discontinued case after ‘comprehensive search to locate’ former One Nation senator failed

The Australian Electoral Commission has dropped a case against former far-right senator, Fraser Anning, because it has been unable to locate him.

In November the AEC brought an action seeking a penalty of up to $26,640 against Anning in the federal court for his alleged failure to lodge an annual financial return for the 2018-19 financial year, as required under electoral law.

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