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2019 Australian federal election, Saturday, 18 May 2019

Senate for ACT


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Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group)

National conservatism, Christian right

   David KIM

Believes in Christian values and ethics

  • Supports government lead action on climate change
  • No position on the AA bill allowing government agencies to read your online messages
  • No position on drug reform, treating drug use as a health issue rather than a criminal one
  • No position on reducing negative gearing and related tax loopholes
  • No position on government support for the ABC and SBS
  • No position on offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • No position on increasing the old-age pension
  • Supports increased federal funding for education and health
  • No position on the introduction of an anti-corruption commission for federal politics
  • No position on increasing the minimum wage and restoring penalty rates
  • Supports government action to curtail pokies
  • No position on implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission
Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$797,193

FRASER ANNING'S CONSERVATIVE NATIONAL PARTY

Right-wing populism, Australian nationalism

Ballot Group: D

   Shane VAN DUREN

   Scott BIRKETT


Labor

Social democracy, Neoliberalism

Ballot Group: G

   Katy GALLAGHER

   Nancy WAITES

Major centre-left political party, believes in standing up for middle and working Australia

  • Supports government lead action on climate change
  • Mixed the AA bill allowing government agencies to read your online messages
  • Opposes drug reform, treating drug use as a health issue rather than a criminal one
  • Supports reducing negative gearing and related tax loopholes
  • Supports government support for the ABC and SBS
  • No position on offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • Supports increasing the old-age pension
  • Supports increased federal funding for education and health
  • No position on the introduction of an anti-corruption commission for federal politics
  • Supports increasing the minimum wage and restoring penalty rates
  • No position on government action to curtail pokies
  • Supports implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission
Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$10,099,926
Electrical Trades Union of Australia - Victorian Branch
donated $450,000
ANZ Banking Group Limited
donated $250,000
National Automotive Leasing and Salary Packaging Association
donated $124,900

Liberal

Liberal conservatism, Economic liberalism

Ballot Group: A

   Zed SESELJA

   Robert GUNNING

Incumbent major ruling party, believes in individual rights and freedoms, a lean government that minimises interference and maximises individual and private sector initiative

  • Mixed government lead action on climate change
  • Supports the AA bill allowing government agencies to read your online messages
  • Opposes drug reform, treating drug use as a health issue rather than a criminal one
  • Opposes reducing negative gearing and related tax loopholes
  • Opposes government support for the ABC and SBS
  • Supports offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • Supports increasing the old-age pension
  • Supports increased federal funding for education and health
  • No position on the introduction of an anti-corruption commission for federal politics
  • Opposes increasing the minimum wage and restoring penalty rates
  • Opposes government action to curtail pokies
  • Opposes implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission
Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$4,904,921
The Michael Crouch Foundation
donated $350,000
ANZ Banking Group Limited
donated $250,000
National Automotive Leasing and Salary Packaging Association
donated $150,000

Sustainable Australia

Lower immigration, Anti-overdevelopment

Ballot Group: F

   John HAYDON

   Joy ANGEL

Believes in a sustainable environment and population level. Opposes overdevelopment but supports affordable housing. Believes in policies to support a diverse economy supporting local factories, farms and small business.

  • Supports government lead action on climate change
  • Supports the AA bill allowing government agencies to read your online messages
  • Supports drug reform, treating drug use as a health issue rather than a criminal one
  • Supports reducing negative gearing and related tax loopholes
  • Supports government support for the ABC and SBS
  • Supports offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • Opposes increasing the old-age pension
  • Supports increased federal funding for education and health
  • Supports the introduction of an anti-corruption commission for federal politics
  • Opposes increasing the minimum wage and restoring penalty rates
  • Supports government action to curtail pokies
  • No position on implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission
Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$222,405
Rufolo Pty Ltd
donated $64,000
Mr Allan Doensen
donated $20,000
Gainsdale Pty Ltd
donated $20,000

The Greens

Green politics

Ballot Group: B

   Penny KYBURZ

   Emma DAVIDSON

Champion evidence driven solutions to the problems of economic inequality, increasing cost of living, environmental destruction and climate change

  • Supports government lead action on climate change
  • Opposes the AA bill allowing government agencies to read your online messages
  • Supports drug reform, treating drug use as a health issue rather than a criminal one
  • Supports reducing negative gearing and related tax loopholes
  • No position on government support for the ABC and SBS
  • Opposes offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • Supports increasing the old-age pension
  • Supports increased federal funding for education and health
  • No position on the introduction of an anti-corruption commission for federal politics
  • Supports increasing the minimum wage and restoring penalty rates
  • No position on government action to curtail pokies
  • Supports implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission
Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$2,400,224
Mr Michael Gunter
donated $500

United Australia Party

Right-wing populism, Australian nationalism

Ballot Group: E

   Peter WALTER

   Rebecah Elen HODGSON

Believes in a broadly populist position. Supports decentralisation, regional self-government and lower taxes. Opposes political lobbyists.

  • Supports government lead action on climate change
  • Mixed the AA bill allowing government agencies to read your online messages
  • Supports drug reform, treating drug use as a health issue rather than a criminal one
  • Supports reducing negative gearing and related tax loopholes
  • Supports government support for the ABC and SBS
  • Opposes offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • Opposes increasing the old-age pension
  • Supports increased federal funding for education and health
  • Supports the introduction of an anti-corruption commission for federal politics
  • Supports increasing the minimum wage and restoring penalty rates
  • Supports government action to curtail pokies
  • Mixed implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission

(independent)

Ballot Group: C

   Anthony PESEC

  • Supports government lead action on climate change
  • Opposes the AA bill allowing government agencies to read your online messages
  • Supports drug reform, treating drug use as a health issue rather than a criminal one
  • Opposes reducing negative gearing and related tax loopholes
  • No position on government support for the ABC and SBS
  • No position on offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • No position on increasing the old-age pension
  • Supports increased federal funding for education and health
  • No position on the introduction of an anti-corruption commission for federal politics
  • Opposes increasing the minimum wage and restoring penalty rates
  • No position on government action to curtail pokies
  • Supports implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission

(independent)

Ballot Group: C

   Gary KENT


(independent)

Anti corruption and transparency - we've had a gutful!

   Nick HOUSTON

Nick Houston will negotiate alongside the minor parties and independents a 'clean government' legislative package with the government in the first 100 days of the Parliament in return giving for support on confidence motions and the budget

  • Supprts government lead action on climate change
  • Opposes the AA bill allowing government agencies to read your online messages
  • Supports drug reform, treating drug use as a health issue rather than a criminal one
  • Opposes reducing negative gearing and related tax loopholes
  • Supports government support for the ABC and SBS
  • Opposes offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • Supports increasing the old-age pension
  • Supports increased federal funding for education and health
  • Supports the introduction of an anti-corruption commission for federal politics
  • Supports increasing the minimum wage and restoring penalty rates
  • Supports government action to curtail pokies
  • Supports implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission

(independent)

   Gary COWTON


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