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2019 Australian federal election, Saturday, 18 May 2019

Senate for TAS


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Animal Justice Party

Animal welfare

Ballot Group: F

   Karen Louise BEVIS

   Isobel Bertoz TURNER

Believes in animal rights. Opposes greyhound racing, live export, puppy farms and hunting of wildlife

  • 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
  • Supports government support for the ABC and SBS
  • Opposes offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • No position on increasing the old-age pension
  • No position on 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
  • No position on government action to curtail pokies
  • No position on implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission
Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$442,333

Australian Better Families

Mens rights

   Greg BECK


Australian Conservatives

Conservatism, Social conservatism

Ballot Group: A

   Justin STRINGER

   Nigel FRAME

Believes that the functions of government are to guarantee individual freedom, property rights and the administration of justice.

  • Opposes 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
  • No position on government support for the ABC and SBS
  • Supports offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • Supports increasing the old-age pension
  • Opposes 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
  • Opposes implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission
Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$1,471,749
Willimbury Pty Limited
donated $20,000
Mr Kevin Bailey
donated $13,000
PG Consolidated Pty Ltd as Trustee for PG Trust
donated $10,000

Citizens Electoral Council

LaRouche Movement

Ballot Group: G

   Ray WILLIAMS

   Steve KUCINA

Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$1,692,580
Mr Bernie Bourke
donated $40,600
Mr Ian D McCaffrey
donated $22,050
Mrs Lorraine Thomas
donated $21,400

FRASER ANNING'S CONSERVATIVE NATIONAL PARTY

Right-wing populism, Australian nationalism

Ballot Group: K

   Michael JONES

   Frank FALZON


Help End Marijuana Prohibition (HEMP) Party

Cannabis legalisation

Ballot Group: M

   Alfred INFORMAL

   Matt OWEN

Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$120

Jacqui Lambie Network

Australian nationalism, Tasmanian regionalism

Ballot Group: L

   Jacqui LAMBIE

   Glynn WILLIAMS

   Chris REYNOLDS

Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$93,255

Labor

Social democracy, Neoliberalism

Ballot Group: I

   Carol BROWN

   Catryna BILYK

   John SHORT

   Lisa SINGH

   Wayne ROBERTS

   Robert FLANAGAN

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: E

   Richard COLBECK

   Claire CHANDLER

   Tanya DENISON

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

Liberal Democrats

Libertarianism, Classical liberalism

Ballot Group: H

   Clinton MEAD

   Matthew RABEY

Believes in low taxes, small government & individual responsibility.

  • Opposes 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
  • Supports offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • Opposes increasing the old-age pension
  • Opposes 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
  • Opposes implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission
Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$179,563

Love Australia or Leave

Anti-immigration, Anti-Islam

   Karen STREET

Believes in personal freedoms and Australia leaving the UN. Opposes privatisation, foreign ownership and immigration.

  • Opposes 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
  • No position on 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
  • 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
$2,000

National Party

Conservatism, Agrarianism

Ballot Group: B

   Steve MARTIN

   Wendy HILDITCH

Believes in building stronger regional economies, the preservation of decent health, safety, social and economic welfare standards and the importance of free choice and a fair go.

  • No position on 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
  • No position on government action to curtail pokies
  • No position on implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission
Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$2,080,705
Manildra Group
donated $158,000
Philip Morris Limited
donated $56,500
Gulf Coast Agricultural Company Pty Ltd
donated $50,000

Pauline Hanson's One Nation

Australian nationalism, Right-wing populism

Ballot Group: J

   Matthew STEPHEN

   Adam LAMBERT

Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$1,750,142
Taxi Council of Queensland Inc
donated $15,000
Australian Hotels Association - Federal Office
donated $4,480

Shooters, Fishers and Farmers

Conservatism, Gun rights

Ballot Group: P

   Rebecca Anthea BYFIELD

   Kim SWANSON

Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$59,314
NSW Amateur Pistol Association Inc.
donated $33,700

Sustainable Australia

Lower immigration, Anti-overdevelopment

Ballot Group: C

   Todd William DUDLEY

   Christopher Brian MACLAY

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: D

   Nick McKIM

   Helen HUTCHINSON

   Simone MARSH

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: N

   Kevin MORGAN

   David WILLIAMS

   Craig GUNNIS

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: O

   Craig GARLAND


(independent)

Ballot Group: O

   Mark DUNCAN


(independent)

   Steve MAV


(independent)

   Francis FLANNERY

  • 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
  • No position on offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • Supports increasing the old-age pension
  • Mixed 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

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