2016 Federal Election Candidates

Flux Senators serve to protect the integrity of Flux.

Being a Flux Senator is not like being any other Senator. Flux Senators respect Flux as a method for decision making more than they respect their own opinions. If elected, this may mean casting a vote in the Senate contrary to their personal beliefs.

All our Flux candidates have made a public declaration stating that they will act as a proxy for the Flux system and that they won't use their status for personal gain (including personal policy agenda).

N.B. Candidates for the 2017 WA State Election have not yet been selected.

Lead candidates


TAS / Senate

Adam Poulton

Adam is a strong believer in technology and the ability for it to improve people’s lives and to bring efficiencies to local, state and national projects. A self-employed business owner and father of two living in Tasmania, he has a Degree in Applied Science from the University of Tasmania and...

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QLD / Senate

Mark "Charlie" Gardener

Charlie Gardener was born and educated mostly in country Queensland. He has been an entrepreneur for most of his life dabbling in everything from politics, television production, marketing, technical innovations and even musical theatre.

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VIC / Senate

Danielle Lehrer

Danielle is a tech entrepreneur and financial markets expert, who frustrated by the continued profiteering of the banks recently founded the world's first not for profit foreign exchange brokerage, Forex Nation. She doesn’t understand why a marriage equality plebiscite should cost the tax payer millions when the Flux platform could...

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WA / Senate

Ric Thomas

Ric is passionate about human rights and seeks to contribute to a fair and rational society, founded on a better Australian democracy. He is committed to serving his local, national and global community. He holds qualifications in science, paramedicine and a Masters Degree in Public Health.

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NSW / Senate

Steven Lopez

Steven is a unique and personable first generation Australian who believes in honesty, integrity and transparency. He stands firmly against all forms of corruption and is one of the many reasons he decided to get involved in politics. Steven stood as an Independent in the 2015 NSW State election and...

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SA / Senate

Adam Bird

Adam is a father, an entrepreneur and a strong believer in implementing positive change within our society. He has previously held senior positions within large multi-national organisations, small businesses and has been a key member of a number of startups.

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SA / Senate

Jeff Baker

Jeff is a small business owner who’s been self-employed for the last 20 years, providing jobs for others, and providing a service to his local community in Adelaide. He’s an outside the box thinker, which is one of the reasons he’s so drawn toward Flux, as a concept and as...

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WA / Senate

Mark Connolly

Mark believes that the Australian political system needs improving. He does not believe that Australians are best represented when they are forced to pick one party which then goes on to make significant changes to the Australian life without consultation.

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TAS / Senate

Max Kaye

Max is passionate about improving the world. He is a software developer and blockchain consultant. His educational background is in science, mathematics, and information systems, and has a lifelong interest in economics, political philosophy, disruptive startups, and theory of knowledge.

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ACT / Senate

Mick Hay

Mick has lived in and worked in Canberra for the past 39 years in the areas of social work and electronic communications. While being immersed in Australia's political capital he has grown disillusioned with the state of politics in our country. The policy backflips the broken promises and the appearance...

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NSW / Senate

Nathan Spataro

Nathan is an ardent and outspoken proponent of free speech, civil liberties, and human rights. His educational background is in government, international relations, and philosophy. He has campaigned in previous elections for minor parties.

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QLD / Senate

Reece Flowers

Reece is representing the flux party because he believes that if the public are given the right tools they will be able to lead with more integrity and flexibility than any one party. He believes that Flux has the ability to address some of the key issues our democracy is...

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VIC / Senate

Stuart Milne

Stuart believes that a healthy society is one that requires transparent balanced discussion of ideas regardless of which side of politics those ideas came from. He is ready to see ideas at the forefront of government leadership and not stalemate politics where good ideas are quashed out of public view...

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