Tony Windsor in Hansard 17 November 2004
The House would be aware that the Australian Federal Police have referred an alleged breach of the Commonwealth Electoral Act to the Director of Public Prosecutions for determination relating to an inducement offered to me not to stand for reelection at the election just held. The House would also know that the Prime Minister has called on me to name the names of those people involved in the attempt to bribe me.
Australian Electoral Commission 24 November 2004
During the 2004 federal election, the AEC received a complaint alleging that an inducement had been offered to Mr Tony Windsor MP not to stand as a candidate.
This complaint was referred by the AEC to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) on 21 September 2004.
The AFP has today advised the AEC that the investigation has been finalised and the matter will not be prosecuted.
The AEC has advised the complainant accordingly.