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UPW 2018 Candidates


Hawthorn – Labor: John Kennedy

Hawthorn – Labor: John Kennedy

October 24, 2018

John Kennedy is campaigning in the hope of becoming Hawthorn’s first Labor MP since 1955.

Bentleigh – Animal Justice Party (AJP): Naren Chellappah

Bentleigh – Animal Justice Party (AJP): Naren Chellappah

October 24, 2018

The AJP candidate for Bentleigh wants to put animal rights on the parliamentary agenda.

Northcote – Greens: Lidia Thorpe

Northcote – Greens: Lidia Thorpe

October 24, 2018

Lidia Thorpe won Northcote after a major swing away from Labor in the 2017 by election.

Frankston – Liberals: Michael Lamb

Frankston – Liberals: Michael Lamb

October 22, 2018

Michael Lamb is a former policeman with over thirty years on the beat, and is now running for Victori...

Frankston – Greens: Colin Lane

Frankston – Greens: Colin Lane

October 22, 2018

Colin Lane is the Greens candidate. He’s a newcomer to the political stage having worked with the Sa...

Frankston – Labor: Paul Edbrooke

Frankston – Labor: Paul Edbrooke

October 22, 2018

Paul Edbrooke is the incumbent Labor member for the seat of Frankston. He began his career as a prima...

Mount Waverley – Greens: Justin McCarthy

October 22, 2018

Justin McCarthy is running for the first time in Mount Waverley. Although the seat is one of the most unlikely for the Greens to win, Justin is hopeful.

Tarneit – Labor: Sarah Connolly

Tarneit – Labor: Sarah Connolly

October 22, 2018

Labor’s Sarah Connolly knows if she wins it’ll be a big job because of Tarneit’s challenges.

Prahran – Liberals: Katie Allen

Prahran – Liberals: Katie Allen

October 22, 2018

Katie Allen is taking a stand against over-development and is calling for better transport infrastructure.

Prahran – Greens: Sam Hibbins

October 22, 2018

Prahran is a priority seat for the Greens, says Sam Hibbins.

Morwell – Greens: Daniel Caffrey

Morwell – Greens: Daniel Caffrey

October 15, 2018

The Greens' Daniel Caffrey wants to spend $500 million to develop new sustainable energy industries in the electorate.

Albert Park – Sustainable Australia Party: Steven Armstrong

Albert Park – Sustainable Australia Party: Steven Armstrong

October 15, 2018

Serial candidate, Steven Armstrong wants to get population growth under control.

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UPW 2018 Candidates