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Media release – Tasmanian Electoral Commission, 8 April 2021 2021 State election Candidates announced A list of candidates for each division can be found here. Registered parties and groups are shown in ballot paper order, with ungrouped candidates to appear in the last column. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order within each column. It should […]

Media release – Tasmanian Electoral Commission, 8 April 2021

2021 State election Candidates announced

A list of candidates for each division can be found here.

Registered parties and groups are shown in ballot paper order, with ungrouped candidates to appear in the last column. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order within each column. It should be remembered that names in each column on the ballot paper are rotated and may not appear in this order.

Electors who, for a valid reason, cannot get to a polling place on polling day must vote early. Early voting will commence from Monday 12 April.

Information about the candidates and different voting services can be found on our website – www.tec.tas.gov.au .


Division of Bass

Parties and groups are listed below in the order they will appear on the ballot papers. Candidate names are listed in alphabetical order under a party, group or ungrouped category, but names will be rotated on ballot papers.

Liberal Party

ALEXANDER, Lara – CEO, Newstead

COURTNEY, Sarah – Member of Parliament, Sidmouth

FERGUSON, Michael – Member of Parliament, Trevallyn

GUTWEIN, Peter, Member of Parliament – Launceston

KIESER, Greg – Mayor, Low Head

WOOD, Simon – Electorate Officer, Newstead

Australian Labor Party

FINLAY, Janie – Councillor, Trevallyn

HINDS, Adrian – Brewery Technician, Newstead

HOUSTON, Jennifer – Member of Parliament, Newstead

O’BYRNE, Michelle – Member of Parliament, East Launceston

POWELL, Owen – Farmer, Scottsdale

Animal Justice Party

WOODBURY, Sue – Retired, South Launceston

Tasmanian Greens

DAVENPORT, Jack – Social Worker, Blackwall

HALL, Tom – Medical Doctor, Launceston

HOUGHTON, Mitchell – Horticulturist/Gardener, Blackstone Heights

LAYTON-BENNETT, Anne – Writer, Swan Bay

ROSOL, Cecily – Self-employed, South Launceston

Shooters, Fishers, Farmers TAS

HARVEY, Andrew – Retired, Loira

Ungrouped

RAMAGE, Roy – Economic Development (Retired), Grindelwald


Division of Braddon

Parties and groups are listed below in the order they will appear on the ballot papers. Candidate names are listed in alphabetical order under a party, group or ungrouped category, but names will be rotated on ballot papers.

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Shooters, Fishers, Farmers TAS

JONES, Brenton – Marine Master (Semi Retired), Melrose

SWANSON, Kim – Faceter, Burnie

Australian Labor Party

BROAD, Shane – Member of Parliament, Turners Beach

DIPROSE, Amanda – Electorate Officer, Ulverstone

DOW, Anita – Member of Parliament, Romaine

KEAY, Justine – Project Officer, Ambleside

RIPPON, Michelle – Teacher, Devonport

Liberal Party

BROOKS, Adam – Chief Executive Officer, Penguin

ELLIS, Felix – Member of Parliament, Sassafras

HENDRIKS, Lara- Executive Director, Devonport

JAENSCH, Roger – Member of Parliament, Wynyard

ROCKLIFF, Jeremy – Member of Parliament, Sassafras

SHEEHAN, Stacey – Real Estate Principal, Devonport

Tasmanian Greens

BRIGGS, Darren – Doctor, Penguin

CORBETT, Maureen – Retired, Wynyard

MILNE, Tammy – Advocate, Devonport

MURRAY, Emily – Registered Nurse, Ulverstone

PARSONS, Phill – Horticulturalist

Ungrouped

GARLAND, Craig – Fisherman, Boat Harbour

HAMER, Liz – Farmer, Strahan

MORGAN, Matthew – Professional Fisherman, Stanley


Division of Clark

Parties and groups are listed below in the order they will appear on the ballot papers. Candidate names are listed in alphabetical order under a party, group or ungrouped category, but names will be rotated on ballot papers.

Tasmanian Greens

BAYLEY, Vica – Executive Advisor, Taroona

O’CONNOR, Cassy – Member of Parliament, West Hobart

SMITH, Tim – Disability Pensioner, New Town

TAYLOR, Bec – Social Worker, Blackmans Bay

VOLF, Nathan – Social Worker, Sandy Bay

Group B

JOHNSTON, Kristie – Mayor, Glenorchy

Australian Labor Party

CARNES, Deb – Registered Nurse, New Norfolk

CLARK, Chris – State Organiser CEPU Tasmania, Granton

DAVIS, Simon – Table Gaming Inspector, Sandy Bay

HADDAD, Ella – Member of Parliament, Lenah Valley

MITCHELL, Sam – Communications Specialist, Mount Stuart

Federation Party Tasmania

STRINGER, Justin – Operations Manager, Old Beach

Animal Justice Party

WESTCOTT, Tim – Software Developer, Glenorchy

Shooters, Fishers, Farmers TAS

BENNETT, Lorraine – Retired, Granton

LARGE, Andrew – Retail Sales Manager, Lenah Valley

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Group G

HICKEY, Sue – Member of Parliament, Rosetta

Liberal Party

ARCHER, Elise – Member of Parliament, Tolmans Hill

BEHRAKIS, Simon – Councillor, Tolmans Hill

COATS, Will – Councillor, Dynnyrne

LENNON, Harvey – Executive, South Hobart

OGILVIE, Madeleine – Member of Parliament, South Hobart

Ungrouped

DUTTA, Mike – Businessman, Sandy Bay

EWIN, Jax – Florist, Goodwood

GERSHWIN, Lisa – Research Scientist, Battery Point


Division of Franklin

Parties and groups are listed below in the order they will appear on the ballot papers. Candidate names are listed in alphabetical order under a party, group or ungrouped category, but names will be rotated on ballot papers.

Shooters, Fishers, Farmers TAS

BROADBY, Shane – Process Plant Operator, Bellerive

BYFIELD, Rebecca – Marketing Director, Oakdowns

CAIRNS, Robert – Manager Retail Store, Warrane

Tasmanian Greens

CORDOVER, Gideon – Councillor, Allens Rivulet

DARKO, Kit – Computer Programmer, Rokeby

HARRISON, Phoenix – Yoga and Pilates Teacher, Blackmans Bay

VERRIER, Bridget – Registered Nurse, Rokeby

WOODRUFF, Rosalie – Member of Parliament, Petcheys Bay

Australian Labor Party

BRUMBY, Amy – Union Official, Kingston

CANGELOSI, Fabiano – Barrister, Margate

O’BYRNE, David – Member of Parliament, New Town

STANDEN, Alison – Member of Parliament, Bellerive

THORPE, Toby – Community Advocate, Kingston

WINTER, Dean – Mayor, Kingston Beach

Animal Justice Party

TANNER, Mark – Teacher Assistant, Sandford

Liberal Party

ENDERS, Bec – Mayor, Franklin

PETRUSMA, Jacquie – Member of Parliament, Roches Beach

STREET, Nic – Member of Parliament, Blackmans Bay

WALKER, James – Podiatrist, Lindisfarne

YOUNG, Dean – Newsagent, Bellerive

Ungrouped

FLANNERY, Francis – Political Activist, Snug

SPILIOPOULOS, George – Philanthropist, Bellerive

 


Division of Lyons

Parties and groups are listed below in the order they will appear on the ballot papers. Candidate names are listed in alphabetical order under a party, group or ungrouped category, but names will be rotated on ballot papers.

Liberal Party

BARNETT, Guy – Member of Parliament, Newstead

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BOWER, Susie – Chief Executive Officer, Westbury

CAMERON, Stephanie – Electorate Officer, Chudleigh

DERKSEN, Justin – Accredited Building Practioner, New Norfolk

SHELTON, Mark – Member of Parliament, Bracknell

TUCKER, John – Member of Parliament, St Helens

Tasmanian Greens

JOHNSTONE, Liz – Campaigns Advisor, Falmouth

MILLAR, Glenn – Volunteer, Forcett

MORRIS, Tim – Retired, New Norfolk

PIERCE, Jill – Social Worker, Eaglehawk Neck

SHAPCOTT, Isabel – Shopkeeper, Deloraine

Shooters, Fishers, Farmers TAS

DI FALCO, Carlo – Council Employee, Forcett

Animal Justice Party

McLAY, Sharon – Retired, Gray

Australian Labor Party

BATT, Edwin – Farmer, Melton Mowbray

BUTLER, Jen – Member of Parliament, St Helens

GAFFNEY, Gerard – Seafarer, Railton

LAMBERT, Janet – Electorate Officer, Devon Hills

WHITE, Rebecca – Member of Parliament, Richmond

Ungrouped

LANE, George – Electrochemist, St Helens


Independent candidate for Clark, Lisa Gershwin (centre), at the ballot ceremony at the TEC today.


DR KEVIN BONHAM: 2021 Tasmanian State Election Guide.

– The guide has a main page and then other pages for each of the five state electorates, plus pages for the Legislative Council elections. Generally considered Tasmania’s most highly-regarded psephologist, it’s definitely worth a look.

ABC: Liberal candidate Adam Brooks summonsed over alleged firearms storage offences.

The Tasmanian Liberal election campaign has been dealt another blow with star Braddon candidate Adam Brooks summonsed to appear in court on alleged firearms storage offences.

One week after the resignation of candidate Dean Ewington, who advocated against COVID-19 lockdowns, the party will now face questions over Mr Brooks, who resigned from the last term of government after an Integrity Commission report into the handling of his business while mining minister.

A Tasmania Police spokeswoman said: “A 45-year-old north-west man will be proceeded against in relation to alleged firearms storage offences”. “Police allege the man incorrectly stored ammunition as required by the Firearms Act.

Read the full story.

TASMANIAN TIMES: Sue Hickey: It’s All About Health and Housing.

Source: Tasmanian Times https://www.tasmaniantimes.com/2021/04/2021-state-election-candidates-announced/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=2021-state-election-candidates-announced

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