Warwick Stacey | Seniors Uniting Party of Australia

Warwick Stacey.
Warwick Stacey.

Your age and experience in politics?  

“I’m sixty-five years old.

“I did six weeks as unpaid, full-time volunteer for MP in 2013 federal election and occasional volunteer work until late 2015.”

What is your heritage and citizenship status?

“I am Australian born and raised.

“I am Anglo-Saxon, Judeo-Christian, western civilization and have never held other citizenship or foreign passport.”                                                                  

Why are you running?

“Thoroughly jaundiced with utter failure of leadership - and lack of leadership qualities - in three of four PMs since 2007.”   

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“Seniors issues including Health, Aged Care, Income and Housing. Politicians' careless indifference to waste of public funds and their salaries and entitlements and A Federal ICAC and the Fitzgerald Code of Ethics for politicians”

Warwick Stacey on why he's running.

What are the top three issues the electorate is facing?

“Seniors issues including Health, Aged Care, Income and Housing. Politicians' careless indifference to waste of public funds and their salaries and entitlements and A Federal ICAC and the Fitzgerald Code of Ethics for politicians”

Why should people vote for you?

“To vote for the Coalition, Labor or Greens is to vote for a continuation of failed leadership, politicians' shameless self-interest, economic vandalism and political ineptitude.”

The Fairfax Media survey has found renewable energy to be a big concern in the region, what are policies around renewable energy?

“My personal views and not of the party's are to cease all renewable energy subsidies immediately and scrap renewable energy targets.” 

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How do you propose to bring more jobs to the electorate? 

“Work with the 19,727 businesses here; Have them engage the 4,425 unemployed. No cost to businesses in first year by implementing "mutual obligation" for the dole.”

What is your view of the NBN? 

“A great example where a major infrastructure project has gone belly up because of a lack of proper oversight.”

Where do you stand on the balance between the region's mining and agriculture industries? 

“No policy on the run - cost-benefit analysis on the value of agricultural land vs the economic value of the mining; community consultation; community education; rational, not emotional decision-making.”

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