Poll Position: Federal Election 2016
8 June, 2016
Macquarie University Atrium
Macquarie University Politics Society (MUPS)
Join MUPS for an eventful evening with representatives from the Liberal, Labor, Greens, and Christian Democrat Party as well as an Independent runner as they answer the tough questions about the election.
And afterwards, join us for end of semester drinks at The Ranch!
Dr Peter Gangemi
Dr Peter Gangemi is a councillor for the Hills Shire Council and a member of the Liberal Party of Australia
Views and Polices: https://www.liberal.org.au/our-plan
Party website: https://www.liberal.org.au/
Christian Democratic Party candidate for the lower house seat of Bennelong
Julie has been a teacher within the Ryde Area and has campaigned against overdevelopment in Ryde, particularly the Allengrove site at North Ryde.
Views and Polices:http://www.christiandemocraticparty.com.au/about-the-cdp/plans/
Party website: https://www.christiandemocraticparty.com.au/
Greens candidate for the lower house seat of Bennelong
Justin has been in the past been involved in the international aid sector in Southeast Asia and is currently a member of the Ryde Council’s Bushland and Environment Advisory Committee. He holds qualifications in a Bachelor of Political and International Studies and in Development Planning and Public Policy.
Views and Polices: http://nsw.greens.org.au/person/nsw/justin-alick
Party website: http://greens.org.au/
Independent candidate for the lower house seat of Bennelong
Martin has a wealth of experience in the financial services industry as an Actuary, which have included general management roles during his career. Martin left the corporate world at the end of 2005 to embark on a new career, sharing ideas in facilitation and business advice.
Views and Polices: http://www.betterbennelong.com.au/issues-policies/
Labor - Katie Gompertz
Katie is the candidate for the seat of Bradfield. She holds a BA and a Masters in Management. She has written the Domestic Violence column in the South Sydney Herald for the past year and is a strong advocate for the arts, medicare, and gonski.
Because of the nature of the event, we would like students and attendees to submit questions to MUPS prior to the event via email or Facebook. Questions for the candidates on the night will not be accepted so if you have a burning policy or electoral question be sure to submit it to us by June 1!!
Or for further information contact:
0431 286 596