Welcome to Your Electorate page. Active Democracy Australia (ADA) wishes you success in your joint efforts with others in this seat to improve representation and contribute to improving Australian democracy. ADA will help you in whatever ways we can, including linking you up with other voters in your electorate who have contacted us. Don’t hesitate to make contact.
Please send us changes and additions to the items on this page, plus any other information you would like to see here. We want to help you tell others in your electorate what electorate democratic activity you are doing so they can get involved.
Electorate action groups in this seat
Voices of Ryan The group’s vision: For our member of parliament to be accessible, accountable and transparent. Its purpose: To make the democratic process fairer, more fun and welcoming for a diverse range of people across Ryan.
Elizabeth Watson-Brown (Australian Greens) is your MP. To find out about Elizabeth:
- Check out their parliamentary and party websites, their Facebook page and their Wikipedia entry.
- This site tells you how your MP’s policy priorities align with the priorities of voters in the seat. From Menu, click on Meet the Perfect Candidate, then Let’s talk and then Compare my electorate. Then type in your electorate and follow the prompts.
- Enter your MP’s name on this site and find out the parliamentary bills the MP voted for or against (or abstained on), and whether this conformed to their party vote.
- This site also tells you how your MP voted, as well as biographical information, the MPs’ speeches, their parliamentary expenses and their declared interests (that is, their properties, investments and gifts). The best place to start is to click on the summary button.
Find out about other candidates for this seat when they nominate and campaign before the election.
Results from past elections in this electorate
These can be found here.
More information about this electorate
This Australian Electoral Commission Profile contains some basic information about the electorate, including a map, the local government areas it covers and a link to details of the current MP.
This Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Quickstats page for this seat provides a range of demographic information relating to gender, age, education levels, ethnic background, religious affiliation, employment levels, occupations, incomes, family composition, housing circumstances and more, in numbers and percentages. These are compared with figures for your state and the nation.
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