oliver yates independent kooyong
Former Liberal Party member now independent, Oliver Yates is running against Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg. Photo: Twitter

Former Liberal Party member Oliver Yates (@_Oliver_Yates) is running against Liberal and Coalition government Treasurer Josh Frydenberg.
Yates is also the former head of the federal government’s green bank, he has described Coalition government climate policies as “immoral” saying they “knowingly and willingly inflict damage on others”.

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Area: 55 sq km
Location: Inner East Melbourne
Australian Electoral Commission seat profile
Division of Kooyong on Wikipedia
Oliver Yates: website

THREAD: Kooyong is not going to fall to an Independent, it is going to rise to an Independent – Dr Monique Ryan #KooyongVotes

Meanwhile in Kooyong the town hall was packed with motivated @Mon4Kooyong supporters all galvanised around integrity, a renewables future, gender equity, and doing politics more fairly and decently. Someone finally who will genuinely promote the values of our community #auspol pic.twitter.com/AdU8E77Unm— Cathwomandu ✳️✳️✳️🇦🇺🇨🇿 (@cathwomandu) April 10, 2022

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Uprising in the Libs’ spiritual heartland as Dr Monique Ryan launches #KooyongVotes campaign

WITH THE SCENT of coffee in the air and The Triffids’ ‘Wide Open Road’ on the campaign playlist at the Hawthorn Arts Centre on Saturday, Voices of Kooyong launched the campaign for their candidate Dr Monique Ryan to unseat Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. Yes, it seems the Voices independent candidate for Kooyong will have a campaign […]

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SPEECH: Dr Monique Ryan reminds #KooyongVotes we do have a voice, we have a vote

GREAT MORNING KOOYONG! First let me begin by acknowledging the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation, the traditional owners and original custodians of the beautiful land on which we stand. I pay my respects to their Elders past, present and emerging, and extend that respect to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples here today. […]

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THREAD: The climate is changing as Dr Monique Ryan launches in Sir Robert Menzies’ seat of #KooyongVotes

1704. @CatherineDeveny lines up for the launch of @Mon4Kooyong, director of neurology at Royal Children’s Hospital, as @VoicesofKooyong community #IndependentsDay candidate for Kooyong. Please, attending Tweeps, tweet with #KooyongVotes so we all get the vibe! @adropex photo. pic.twitter.com/JTg6ygdXNk — 📣Margo Kingston💧🔥 (@margokingston1) December 10, 2021 Hawthorn Arts Centre full with enthusiastic supporters for the Monique […]

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Fight the #ClimateEmergency and you might even win #ausvotes: @jansant comments on #ClimateElection

What if there was a climate emergency and the major party’s didn’t turn up? If you listen to many in mainstream media – what climate election? But they’re dead wrong. The Coalition and Labor Party failed to turn up – others didn’t and won victories or made strong inroads into the Coalition primary vote – […]

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Oliver Yates taking it to ‘moneybags’ Frydenberg: @margokingston1 #KooyongVotes #podcast

Margo Kingston (@margokingston1) speaks with #KooyongVotes Independent candidate Oliver Yates (@_Oliver_Yates) on the latest episode of the No Fibs podcast and explores the challenges of campaigning in an electorate where the incumbent has reportedly thrown millions of dollars to safeguard. Josh Frydenberg has put 12 people at the pre-poll centre, basically making it impossible for […]

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The Liberal campaign in #KooyongVotes an #AusVotes dinosaur: @adropex reports #ActiveDemocracy

Cutting his parliamentary teeth in the Tony Abbott opposition of the 43rd Parliament, Josh Frydenberg could be excused for thinking that with a blue-ribbon seat and a bit of judicious backing in the leadership spills he was set for life. Certainly, since winning the seat of Kooyong in 2010, his rise through the Liberal Party […]

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Taking the temperature of the #ClimateElection for #AusVotes19: @takvera explainer

The upcoming federal ballot has been dubbed the ‘Climate Election’, so it’s time to put Australia’s long list of recent prime ministers — and the nation’s political parties (including some Independent candidates) — under the climate change magnifying glass to explore what’s really possible to achieve for climate policy at the poll. Australian PMs and […]

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Oliver Yates on taking on Frydenberg: @margokingston1 #KooyongVotes #podcast

Oliver Yates is a former Macquarie banker, and head of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, who spoke with Margo Kingston about his campaign to run for the seat of Kooyong as an Independent

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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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