NSW Candidates, 2019

Lead candidates


Dubbo / Legislative Assembly

Joanne Cotterill

Joanne is a business woman and Social Worker. She manages her own practice providing counselling for people from all walks of life and all ages. Joanne has been promoting and running direct democracy and community engagement since 2004.

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NSW / Legislative Council

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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Willoughby / Legislative Assembly

Meow-Ludo Meow-Meow

Meow-Ludo is a Sydney based hacker that is responsible for starting the biohacker movement in Australia. He created Australia's first open biotech lab, BioFoundry. He has started a number of companies mainly in biotechnology ranging from medical to agricultural. He casually lectures in trans-disciplinary innovation, bionanotechnology, and space-related fields. He...

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NSW / Legislative Council

Adrian Guerrera

Adrian is a Chemical Engineering graduate from UNSW turned Software Engineer who now runs his own blockchain consultancy Deepyr, building Ethereum based smart contracts.

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NSW / Legislative Council

Ben Ballingall

I'm Ben, I'm a university student studying Politics and International Relations and frankly, a massive politics nerd. At 30 years old, I've been let down enough by the political system and the so-called "representation" we're offered. So I committed to studying how it all works, both now and in the...

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NSW / Legislative Council

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 NSW. 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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NSW / Legislative Council

Christopher May

Christopher May holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Sydney University) and Master of Business Administration (Macquarie University). He represented Australia in the world 12 Metre Sailing Championship in 1979 (winning a bronze medal). He has had a varied and successful business career spanning a range of areas, including executive management, operational...

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NSW / Legislative Council

Jason Gavriel

Jason is a software engineer by trade, futurist and life-long learner born and raised in Sydney. He is passionate about decentralised systems and how they can be used to govern. Jason holds a B. Software Engineering and B. Science (Nanotechnology).

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NSW / Legislative Council

Jessica Payne

Jessica is a customer service representative that believes our current politicians cannot be trusted to make decisions which serve the best interests of the Australian people; and that IBDD is the way forward.

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NSW / Legislative Council

Kipling Crossing

Kipling believes that everyone should have equal access to policy decision making. He was born and raised on the Central Coast, NSW. He completed his BE in 2013 and is currently undertaking his PhD at the University of Sydney (USYD).

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NSW / Legislative Council

Liam Jarvis

Liam is excited about making "issues based democracy" the future of our democratic process.

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NSW / Legislative Council

Shane Greenup

Shane Greenup is the founder of rbutr, the creator of The Socratic Web and an expert in digital misinformation and false beliefs. Immediately after graduating with a double degree majoring in Philosophy, Molecular Biology (hons), and The History and Philosophy of Science, Shane became a web entrepreneur specialising in digital...

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NSW / Legislative Council

Thomas Sesselmann

Tom is an innovative problem solver. By day he works as a Software Engineer for a Fortune 500 Company; by night he focuses on the bigger problems in the world.

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