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2019 Australian federal election, Saturday, 18 May 2019

Senate for VIC


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Animal Justice Party

Animal welfare

Ballot Group: U

   Ben SCHULTZ

   Fiona McROSTIE

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 Conservatives

Conservatism, Social conservatism

Ballot Group: AB

   Kevin BAILEY

   Nina VAN STRIJP

   Trent THOMAS

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

Australian Democrats

Social liberalism, Agrarianism

Ballot Group: L

   David COLLYER

   Marc WILLIAMS

A rational, compassionate and balanced voice in parliament

  • 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
  • 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
  • No position on increasing the minimum wage and restoring penalty rates
  • Supports government action to curtail pokies
  • Supports implementation of the recommendations of the Banking Royal Commission

Australian Workers Party

Modern Monetary Theory, Social democracy

Ballot Group: T

   Narelle EVERARD

   Kevin Joseph GAYNOR

Believes in standing up for working people

  • 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
$382

Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group)

National conservatism, Christian right

Ballot Group: E

   Bob PAYNE

   Kevin MURPHY

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

Citizens Electoral Council

LaRouche Movement

Ballot Group: K

   Craig ISHERWOOD

   Gabrielle PEUT

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

Climate Action! Immigration Action! Accountable Politicians!

Electronic direct democracy

Ballot Group: H

   Philip John AYTON

   Monika KOMPARA

Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$10,801

Democratic Labour Party

Social conservatism, Christian democracy

Ballot Group: P

   Jennifer A BOWDEN

   Chris McCORMACK

   Kathryn BREAKWELL

Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$0

Derryn Hinch's Justice Party

Justice reform, Anti-paedophilia

Ballot Group: I

   Derryn HINCH

   Simone O'BRIEN

Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$78,706

FRASER ANNING'S CONSERVATIVE NATIONAL PARTY

Right-wing populism, Australian nationalism

Ballot Group: AA

   Bruce STEVENS

   Rita MAZALEVSKIS

   Benjamin WILLIAMSON


Health Australia Party

Anti-vaccination, Naturopathy

Ballot Group: AD

   Isaac GOLDEN

   Andrew HICKS

Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$15,192

Help End Marijuana Prohibition (HEMP) Party

Cannabis legalisation

Ballot Group: J

   Frances HOOD

   Heather Marie GLADMAN

Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$120

Independents For Climate Action Now

Climate change action

Ballot Group: M

   Paul WITTWER

   Kammy CORDNER HUNT

Seeks to prosecute policies relating to climate change, such as planning for climate change related emergencies and phasing out fossil fuels to replace with renewable energy.

  • 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
  • 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

Labor

Social democracy, Neoliberalism

Ballot Group: X

   Raffaele CICCONE

   Jess WALSH

   Gavin MARSHALL

   Parvinder SARWARA

   Karen DOUGLAS

   Louise CRAWFORD

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

   James PATERSON

   Jane HUME

   David VAN

   Kyle HOPPITT

   Julian MULCAHY

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: N

   Robert KENNEDY

   Kirsty Maree O'SULLIVAN

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

National Party

Conservatism, Agrarianism

Ballot Group: A

   Anita RANK

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: Q

   James HALLAM

   Ian John CAMERON

Believes in traditional Australian values and a generally protectionist platform.

  • 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
  • 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
  • Supports 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
$1,750,142
Taxi Council of Queensland Inc
donated $15,000
Australian Hotels Association - Federal Office
donated $4,480

Pirate Party

Pirate politics: civil liberties & copyright reform

Ballot Group: R

   Tania BRIESE

   Shannon SMITH

Believes in civil and digital liberty, freedom of information, personal privacy, government transparency and participatory democracy

  • 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
  • Mixed 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
  • Supports increased federal funding for education and health
  • Supports 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
$3,894

Republican Party of Australia

Republicanism

Ballot Group: B

   Geoff LUTZ

   Peter CONSANDINE

Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$37,779
Mr Peter Consandine
donated $17,200

Rise Up Australia Party

Australian nationalism, Anti-Islam

Ballot Group: W

   Rosalie CRESTANI

   Daniel NALLIAH

Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$99,394

Secular Party of Australia

Secular humanism, Secular liberalism

Ballot Group: O

   Harris SULTAN

   John L PERKINS

Believes in ending religious interference in education, health, civil liberties and taxation. Supports womens, LGBTI and minority rights and freedom of discrimination.

  • 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
$8,964

Shooters, Fishers and Farmers

Conservatism, Gun rights

Ballot Group: G

   Ricky MUIR

   Damian STOCK

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

Socialist Equality Party

Trotskyism, Anti-capitalism

Ballot Group: C

   Tessa PIETSCH

   Jason John Bradley WARDLE

Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$354,598

Sustainable Australia

Lower immigration, Anti-overdevelopment

Ballot Group: Y

   Allan DOENSEN

   Madeleine WEARNE

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 Great Australian Party

Constitutionalism

Ballot Group: AC

   Darryl O'BRYAN

   Helen Maxine EDWARDS


The Greens (VIC)

Green politics

Ballot Group: V

   Janet RICE

   Apsara SABARATNAM

   Claire PROCTOR

   Nakita THOMSON

   Alice BARNES

   Judy CAMERON

Stands up for the environment, a confident Australia, equality and compassion.

  • 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
  • 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
Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$2,882,918
Electrical Trades Union of Australia - Victorian Branch
donated $200,000
Mr Duncan Turpie
donated $50,000
Barbara Trauer
donated $32,900

The Small Business Party

Small business, Neoliberalism

Ballot Group: D

   Simon KEMP

   Peter GRAHAM


United Australia Party

Right-wing populism, Australian nationalism

Ballot Group: F

   Catriona Cecilia THOOLEN

   Katie Lucinda O'CONNOR

   Roger McKAY

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

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Direct democracy

Ballot Group: S

   Dustin PERRY

   Seb CARRIE-WILSON

Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$10,463

Yellow Vest Australia

Anti-Islam, Right-wing populism

Ballot Group: AE

   Siobhann BROWN

   Terri FRANKLIN

Party annual expenditure 2017-18
$288,968

(independent)

Ballot Group: Z

   Sunny CHANDRA


(independent)

Mobility, Climate Action, Equality and Independence

Ballot Group: Z

   Robert WHITEHILL

A major supporter of sustainability and climate action with a particular focus on sustainable transport. Also pushing for social acceptance for people on the Autism Spectrum.

  • Supports government lead action on climate change
  • No position on 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
  • No position on reducing negative gearing and related tax loopholes
  • Supports government support for the ABC and SBS
  • Supports offshore detention of asylum seekers
  • Supports increasing the old-age pension
  • Mixed 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)

   Kenneth Gordon BETTS

  • 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
  • Supports 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

(independent)

   Max DICKS

  • 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
  • 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)

   Murray McINNIS

  • 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
  • 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)

   Karl F MORRIS


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