Sixteen candidates to contest the 2018 Wentworth by-election

Updated: 28 September 2018

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

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

  1. CALLANAN, Robert – Katter’s Australian Party
  2. KANAK, Dominic Wy – The Greens
  3. HIGSON, Shayne – Voluntary Euthanasia Party
  4. GEORGANTIS, Steven – Australian People’s Party
  5. MURRAY, Tim – Labor
  6. FORSYTH, Ben – Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party
  7. ROBINSON, Tony – Australian Liberty Alliance
  8. GUNNING, Samuel Joseph – Liberal Democrats
  9. SHARMA, Dave – Liberal
  10. VITHOULKAS, Angela – Independent
  11. DOYLE, Deb – Animal Justice Party
  12. LEONG, Andrea – Science Party
  13. HEATH, Licia – Independent
  14. KELDOULIS, Barry – The Arts Party
  15. PHELPS, Kerryn – Independent
  16. DUNNE, Kay – Sustainable Australia

Note: Information regarding candidates for the Wentworth by-election will also be made available on the Wentworth by-election page. This will include candidate qualification checklists that were submitted as part of the nomination process.

Editor’s notes:

Back to top