#MackellarVotes

Alice Thompson for Mackellar. Photo: candidate supplied

Alice Thompson (@Indy_Ally) is the independent candidate for Mackellar and wants to provide leadership, vision and a more ambitious climate action plan that business will support.
The seat is held by Liberal Jason Falinski.
Falinski won Liberal pre-selection in 2016 ousting former Member, Bronwyn Bishop.

15.7% margin
Area: 233 sq km
Location: Sydney’s Northern beaches
Australian Electoral Commission seat profile
Division of Mackellar on Wikipedia
Step out from behind #auspol partisan #battlelines and serve the national interest: @Indy_Ally comments on her #ausvotes bid for #MackellarVotes

Alice Thompson believes Mackellar is a sleeper seat: @margokingston1 #MackellarVotes #podcast

Margo Kingston (@margokingston1) caught up with Mackellar Independent Alice Thompson (@Indy_Ally) in a brief break from her time at the pre-poll stations in Mackellar, in the final days before the election. I think Mackellar is a sleeper seatAlice Thompson People just don’t know where to place me: I am taking instructions from the Turnbull family; […]

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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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#IndependentsDay approaching tipping point: @Indy_Ally #MackellarVotes launch speech

A transcript of Independent candidate Alice Thompson’s (@Indy_Ally) speech during her campaign launch at Mona Vale in Sydney’s northern beaches electorate of Mackellar on Wednesday, May 1. This is a sobering moment. An idea that built gradually over the years, became a decision my family felt we had to act on only a few months […]

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Strategic voting for blue, red and green progressives in safe Coalition seats: @margokingston1 #IndependentsDay #AusVotes guide

Now that pre-polling stations have opened nationwide, voting in the 2019 federal election has begun, so here’s my strategic voting guide in our #IndependentsDay seats. As many No Fibs readers know by now, I waged a relentless strategic voting education campaign at the Wentworth by-election after Kerryn Phelps upset progressive voters by preferencing the Liberal […]

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Alice Thompson calls for greater transparency in parliament: @margokingston1 #MackellarVotes #Watergate #podcast

In the wake of the ongoing #Watergate scandal, Margo Kingston (@margokingston1) talks to Alice Thompson (@Indy_Ally) Independent candidate for the Sydney Northern Beaches electorate of Mackellar. Alice provides further insight and context to Margo regarding her recent Twitter thread about integrity in government. My legacy in the PMO was to reduce the autonomy of incoming […]

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Alice Thompson ready to drive change: @margokingston1 #MackellarVotes #podcast

Alice Thompson (@Indy_Ally) is running as an Independent for the safe Liberal seat of Mackellar. Alice spoke with No Fibs Founder, Margo Kingston (@margokingston1) on the latest episode of the No Fibs podcast about why she is running and how she’ll be different.

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Shifting sands of politics on the Northern Beaches: @mikehallsydney reports from inside @Indy_Ally #MackellarVotes campaign

The B1 bus from the Northern Beaches is packed with kids all chatting excitedly. I’m heading to the Climate Strike in Sydney’s CBD with Alice Thompson (@Indy_Ally), who’s running as an Independent in Mackellar. We’re both wearing her bright yellow campaign T-shirt. Next to me is a bloke with grey hair, dark suit, headphones on, […]

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Step out from behind #auspol partisan #battlelines and serve the national interest: @Indy_Ally comments on her #ausvotes bid for #MackellarVotes

We’ve run out of time. We need leadership, vision and a more ambitious climate plan. Our political system isn’t broken, but it’s stopped working for us. After ten years and seven prime ministers we need to close this chapter and move forward. Parliament needs renewal with a new generation of collaborative leaders who are more […]

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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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