IT outsourcing and computer software behemoth Tata Consultancy Solutions (TCS) was the greatest political donor from the technology sector past calendar year, bumping Macquarie Telecom from the prime spot with an nearly $400,000 contribution.
Annual donations details released by the Australian Electoral Fee on Monday reveals that India’s largest computer software solutions company contributed $395,609 to the big get-togethers in 2018-19.
It is the initial time TCS has ever built donations to an Australian political occasion, in accordance to the AEC’s publicly obtainable figures.
The the vast majority of dollars, which occurred in an election calendar year, flowed to the Liberal occasion ($227,seven hundred), whilst the Labor occasion gained $167,909.
The initial-time donation puts the business in the prime fifteen organizations for political contributions past calendar year. A complete of 294 organizations donated $5000 or a lot more in the 2018-19 monetary calendar year.
TCS was followed by Macquarie Telecom,