Keeping in with the pollies

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has defended its donations to political parties, revealed recently by the Australian Electoral Commission.

The AEC this week released data about donations given to political parties in the 2014-15 financial year.

While the Guild’s donations were not on the same level as Clive Palmer's companies which poured nearly $10 million into his party, they still figured prominently on the list.

The six Guild donations totalled nearly $178,000, including: