Ten candidates to contest the 2018 Batman by-election

Updated: 23 February 2018

Ten candidates have nominated to contest the 2018 Batman by-election, the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) announced today.

The candidate nominations, in ballot paper order, that were officially declared at 12 noon today are:

  • GENTLE, Yvonne – Rise Up Australia Party
  • KEARNEY, Ged – Australian Labor Party
  • BHATHAL, Alex – The Greens
  • BAILEY, Kevin Christopher – Australian Conservatives
  • BURNS, Tegan – Australian People’s Party
  • ROBINSON, Debbie – Australian Liberty Alliance
  • VAN LIESHOUT, Teresa – Independent
  • WHITEHEAD, Adrian
  • MCDONALD, Mark – Sustainable Australia
  • SMITH, Miranda Joyce – Animal Justice Party

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