Tell us about yourself
I am an IT business and systems analyst, and have worked for some of Australia’s largest companies, helping them deliver value to their customers and stakeholders. I’m a National Vice President of the Australian Democrats, and host of their podcast, Keep the Bastards Honest. I live on Whadjuk country.
Why choose to be a candidate for the Democrats?
Australian politics has been greatly diminished without the influence of the outcomes-focused Democrats. The country deserves better.
What would you most want to achieve in your first term as a Senator?
The foundation of a comprehensive National Integrity System, starting with a Federal ICAC.
Drive action on addressing the systemic inequalities in our social security systems, and action on violence toward women.
Elana is the Democrats spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Defence.
Supporting Elana is:
Simon Simson Senate no. 2 candidate for WA
Simon Simson is the CEO of a family-run business that has been supporting local small businesses, clubs and community organisations for 25 years. Simon also has accountability in government as a key motivator for standing as a Senate candidate.