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Eight candidates to contest Lyons in next month’s Federal Election

EIGHT candidates have nominated to contest the seat of Lyons in the Federal Election which has been called for Saturday, May 21. The candidates were officially announced on Friday (April 22). In the order named by the Australia Electoral Commission, they are:

  1. Susie BOWER, Liberal Party of Australia – Tasmanian Division
  2. Rhys GRIFFITHS, Liberal Democratic Party
  3. Brian MITCHELL, Australian Labor Party (Tasmanian Branch)
  4. Anna GRALTON, Animal Justice Party
  5. Jason EVANS, United Australia Party
  6. Troy Robert PFITZNER, Jacqui Lambie Network
  7. Emma Jane GOYNE, Pauline Hanson’s One Nation
  8. Liz JOHNSTONE, Australian Greens

Mr Mitchell has held the seat since 2016. All candidates for Lyons are invited to send a 250-word candidate statement and photo to damian@newnorfolknews.com by April 29.

Voters will also be taking part in a half-Senate election, for which the following candidates have been named:

Todd DUDLEY, Sustainable Australia Party – Stop Overdevelopment / Corruption
Daria LOCKWOOD, Sustainable Australia Party – Stop Overdevelopment / Corruption

Steve MAV, Pauline Hanson’s One Nation
Norelle BUTTON, Pauline Hanson’s One Nation

Ivan DAVIS, Animal Justice Party
Virginia THOMAS-WURTH, Animal Justice Party

Anne URQUHART, Australian Labor Party (Tasmanian Branch)
Helen POLLEY, Australian Labor Party (Tasmanian Branch)
Kate RAINBIRD, Australian Labor Party (Tasmanian Branch)
Daniel HULME, Australian Labor Party (Tasmanian Branch)
Wayne ROBERTS, Australian Labor Party (Tasmanian Branch)
Chris GOURLAY, Australian Labor Party (Tasmanian Branch)

Matt OWEN, Legalise Cannabis Australia
Oliver FITZGIBBON, Legalise Cannabis Australia

Ray WILLIAMS, Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party
Carlo DI FALCO, Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party
Brenton Ronald JONES, Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party

Ray BROOMHALL, Australian Federation Party
Justin STRINGER, Australian Federation Party

Leanne MINSHULL, The Local Party of Australia
Linda POULTON, The Local Party of Australia
Lara VAN RAAY, The Local Party of Australia

Peter WHISH-WILSON, Australian Greens
Vanessa BLEYER, Australian Greens
Tabatha BADGER, Australian Greens

Topher FIELD, Liberal Democratic Party
Chris CROFT, Liberal Democratic Party

Diana ADAMS, United Australia Party
Alan HENNESSY, United Australia Party

Jonno DUNIAM, Liberal Party of Australia – Tasmanian Division
Wendy ASKEW, Liberal Party of Australia – Tasmanian Division
Eric ABETZ, Liberal Party of Australia – Tasmanian Division

Tammy TYRRELL, Jacqui Lambie Network
Sarah GROAT, Jacqui Lambie Network
Tom LAMBIE, Jacqui Lambie Network

Lynne KERSHAW, Informed Medical Options Party
Matthew PICKERING, Informed Medical Options Party

Steve CROTHERS, Independent

Fenella EDWARDS, Independent

2 Comments

    1. Hi John, that link relates to the last Federal Election in 2019 when Ray was a Senate candidate for the Citizens Party. He tells me he has been able to bring some of their policies across to the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers, notably the campaign for a people’s bank.

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