Federal Candidates, 2019

Lead candidates


NSW / Senate

Ben Rushton

This is not about me as a candidate, this is about a Party (Flux) that will bring a model of democracy (issue-based direct democracy) to the people of Australia. Do you ever feel politics could serve society better? Trying the same thing over and over and expecting different results? Stuck...

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VIC / Senate

Dustin Perry

Dustin is a father of three from country Victoria, with a background in the construction industry. After an open letter he wrote to Prime Minister Turnbull went viral in 2017, Dustin played a key role in developing the Federal Governments Australian Brain Cancer Mission, and was appointed an inaugural member...

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WA / Senate

Melissa Taaffe

Wasting time on Facebook one weekend, I joined Flux as a member. Then on a whim – probably because of my general interest in politics – I followed the links to register as a candidate, but I failed. I failed my candidacy interview with Daithi (Flux Campaign Officer), but I...

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Perth / House of Reps

Curtis Greening

Curtis is an operations manager from Perth, Western Australia. He has seen technology revolutionise the way we do accounting, inventory control, customer relationship management and much more. While the basic principles and processes have stayed the same, new cloud based platforms have allowed for more efficiency, accountability, transparency and security....

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NSW / Senate

Joanne Cotterill

Joanne is a business woman and Social Worker in Mudgee NSW. She manages her own private practice providing counselling for people from all walks of life and all ages. Joanne has been promoting and running direct democracy and community engagement projects since 2000.

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WA / Senate

Leo Treasure

Leo is a successful investor, accomplished electronic music composer and advocate for utilising technologies to make a positive difference in peoples' lives. As a committed privacy, open source software and crypto currencies advocate Leo has a "question everything" mindset which he will take into politics if elected.

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VIC / Senate

Seb Carrie-Wilson

Seb is an Engineer and new technology enthusiast. He has never felt truly aligned with any of the major parties and over the years he has seen too many broken promises and bad decisions from all sides of politics. Seb is representing the Flux party because he believes that if...

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