Independent candidate for Curtin Louise Stewart. Photo: candidate website

Louise Stewart (@1LouiseStewart) is standing in, Julie Bishop’s safe Liberal seat, Bishop is resigning from Parliament.
Staunch Catholic, Celia Hammond is contesting the seat for the Liberal Party and it’s been reported the former Catholic University Professor once clashed with students over the gay rights rainbow flag.
The Australian reported, Hammond said the feminist movement had become “pro-abortion, anti-men, anti-tradition and anti-family”.

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Area: 98 sq km
Location: Inner Metropolitan Perth
Australian Electoral Commission seat profile
Division of Curtin on Wikipedia
Louise Stewart: website

Taking the WA Liberal Party’s crown jewel, #CurtinVotes – Part Three: On the ground and the day of reckoning

You can read Part One: Launching Curtin Independent here and Part Two: Finding Kate and the campaign team here IT’S NOT A novel proposition that Kate needed to meet as many people as possible on the ground, engaging people at coffee shops, outside train stations or on beaches throughout the electorate.  She visited community clubs, […]

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SERIES – Taking the WA Liberal Party’s crown jewel, #CurtinVotes – Part two: Finding Kate and the campaign team

You can read Part One: Launching Curtin Independent here AFTER OUR LAUNCH Curtin Independent became more organised when Louise Jones, Justin Kennedy and James Lush joined the team. All would play important roles throughout the campaign. Finding a candidate and organising a launch was a significant challenge during Perth’s virtual summer shutdown from mid-December to […]

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SERIES – Taking the WA Liberal Party’s crown jewel, #CurtinVotes – Part One: Launching Curtin Independent

Mid-week in October last year I sat in the Ooh café in North Fremantle taking a break from legal work to enjoy a coffee while contemplating the dreaming papers I’d amassed in a manila folder.  In walked Sarah Silbert, a friend.  Sarah and I knew each other through our children and legal backgrounds.   She asked […]

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Inside the #CurtinVotes Aqua Bubble: Gareth Williams’ story

I WAS A Democrats turned Greens voter in the Senate, and had voted independent in Curtin at the last two elections. I’ve never belonged to a political party and before I volunteered for Kate Chaney I’d never been part of a campaign. As it turned out most of the other volunteers I met over the […]

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PODCAST: Kate Chaney says win or lose we’ve changed #CurtinVotes

MARGO KINGSTON TALKS with Kate Chaney who’s running in the Western Australian seat of Curtin. She has a background in business and has worked at Boston Consulting Group, Westralia Airports Corporation and Wesfarmers where as Aboriginal Affairs Manager she developed the corporation’s first Reconciliation Action Plans. Chaney is running a strong community based campaign and […]

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THREAD: “We are starting a really exciting journey together”, Kate Chaney tells #CurtinVotes

Then our wonderful candidate had her first big speech to the 350+ crowd. So much support for the “sensible centre” with sound economics, compassionate social policies, and climate action for our kids sake. pic.twitter.com/ZQ8AndJRud — michaelsilbert (@michaelsilbert1) February 6, 2022 Kate Chaney, Maz+Fred Chaney brought to Curtin by a team of committed locals who simply […]

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SPEECH: “Beholden only to my electorate”, Kate Chaney’s pledge to launch her quest for #CurtinVotes

Then our wonderful candidate had her first big speech to the 350+ crowd. So much support for the “sensible centre” with sound economics, compassionate social policies, and climate action for our kids sake. pic.twitter.com/ZQ8AndJRud — michaelsilbert (@michaelsilbert1) February 6, 2022 THANK YOU MAZ and what a surreal experience this has been so far, looking out […]

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The @NoFibs #IndependentsDay Twitter mission at #ausvotes: @margokingston1 comments

The way I see it, every safe Coalition seat must be in play in the sense that quality indies ask tough questions incumbents are forced to answer. That requires courageous indies & committed, creative citizens because a weakened local media can’t do it. Ready to play? #ausvotes — Margo Kingston (@margokingston1) February 22, 2019 Hi. […]

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