Our People

Our organisation has been built with the blood, sweat, and tears of our members. Below are a handful of our committed volunteers, who handle day-to-day operations.

National Executive

President

Robert Knight

President

General Executive

Jo McCormack

General Executive

Corey Allen

General Executive

Candy Lawrence

General Executive

Peter Wingate

General Executive

Office Bearers

Kate Hamley

Secretary

Nicholas Love

Treasurer

Our Candidates

Australian Progressives is a party that aims to take our strong values and evidence based policy to parliament. These are the people who have been preselected to represent their communities in this endeavour.

ACT

The Progressives will be running in the ACT. We are proud to present our candidates.

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Robert Knight

Canberra


canberra@progressives.org.au

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Therese Faulkner

Bean


bean@progressives.org.au

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Kagiso Ratlhagane

Fenner


fenner@progressives.org.au

Queensland

The Progressives will be running in the Federal Electoral Division of Longman. This will be the party's first House of Representatives campaign in the Sunshine State.

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Jono Young

Longman


longman@progressives.org.au

South Australia

The Australian Progressives will be seeking to deny the Liberal Party their South Australian crowning jewel - Sturt.

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Angela Fulco

Sturt


sturt@progressives.org.au

Past Candidates

Australian Progressives are a party that is determined to learn from, and build on previous election results. We also want to celebrate the members of our community who have put their hand up to support the Progressive manifesto in parliament. Here are a list of former candidates who contested the 2016 Federal Election, and contests since then.

2017 Bennelong By Election

The Progressives contested the Bennelong by-election in 2017. We built on our 2016 Senate result of 43 votes in the Division of Bennelong to receive 425 Primary Votes. We came 10th out of the 12 candidates who contested the By Election.

Chris Golding

Bennelong by-election, 2017
425 Primary Votes
10th place.

2016 Federal Election

Australian Progressives contested our first election with the 2016 Federal Double Dissolution Election. A steep learning curve for our newly formed party, we placed ambition at the forefront of our campaign, contesting the Senate in NSW, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia, as well as the Federal Electoral Division of Batman in Victoria.

More to come...