Senate

Richard Thomas Richard Thomas

A flux for democracy

Jun 14, 2016 Voteflux’s vision for an ‘upgraded democracy’ would allows every Australian to participate in the passing of bills through a digital system offering a dramatic change to Australia’s political system.
WA VF
Elizabeth Re Elizabeth Re

From local government to federal

Jun 09, 2016 Elizabeth Re, a councillor for the Woodlands ward in the City of Stirling, will contest this year’s federal election as a senate candidate for the Nationals WA.
WA NP
Alicia Sutton Alicia Sutton

Keeping animals on the agenda

Jun 09, 2016 Live exports, greyhound racing and shark culls are among the hot topics that Animal Justice Party senators will focus on if elected.
WA AJP
Simon Birmingham Simon Birmingham

Simon says school and business collaboration key to the jobs of the future

Jun 09, 2016 Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, is deflecting criticism about Gonski cuts and talking up a new plan to develop young people's vocational skills.
SA LP
Julie Matheson Julie Matheson

Julie's doing it for dad

Jun 07, 2016 Inspired by her father’s commitment to the community, financial planning expert Julie Matheson is making her first attempt to claim a Senate seat as an independent for WA.
WA IND
Mathias Cormann Mathias Cormann

Sitting pretty on top of the ticket

Jun 07, 2016 Mathias Cormann is the Liberal party's top pick, sitting higher than Michaela Cash, Dean Smith four others on the senate ticket.
WA LP
Sue Lines Sue Lines

Calling out Cash on truckie laws

Jun 03, 2016 Sue Lines has a union background and does her own housework. She says politics is about social justice and doing what people want.
WA ALP
Kai Jones Kai Jones

Cut the puppet strings: ban donations

Jun 03, 2016 Kai Jones is sick of major party bickering and the media pushing its own "two-party preferred agenda", so he's standing for office.
WA IND
Kamala Emanuel Kamala Emanuel

Witch way is your vote going?

Jun 02, 2016 Poetry, protest and people power are the way to set things right, according to the Social Alliance senate team.
WA SAL
Glenn Sterle Glenn Sterle

Fighting to bring UFC to WA

Jun 02, 2016 Glenn Sterle is a family man from a hard-working blue-collar background who is passionately for Metronet and against the Freight Link.
WA ALP
David Johnston David Johnston

Number 6 has unfinished business

Jun 02, 2016 Johnston is sixth on the Liberal ticket, a precarious position but he hoping to hang in there.
WA LP
Graeme Klass Graeme Klass

Klass war on income tax

Jun 02, 2016 Klass believes that higher education is not for everyone and people who get degrees should pay for them, rather than getting taxpayer-funded government support.
WA LDP