Choose minor parties or independents with strong environmental policies as your first choice and put your preferred major party lower down. Your first choice candidate may be elected but if not your vote will flow to the major party. See our NSW Political Party Scorecard.
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NSW Political Party Scorecard
How do the NSW Political Parties rate on issues important to Sydney Nannas? How do you find your electorate and candidates and what are the parties’ policies?
NSW election resources kit
Sydney Knitting Nannas & Friends have agreed that their climate activism this year will include lobbying our sitting MPs and other candidates in the lead up to the NSW State Election to be held on March 25th, 2023.
How to cast your vote
Voting in the NSW election differs from the Federal election because preferential voting is optional, making it harder for independents and minor parties to get elected. So don’t waste your vote, number your preferences. See below.
Contact your NSW election candidates
Before contacting your candidates identify the topics you want to discuss. These topics should be what you’ve been campaigning on or are familiar with. If you and your family have been personally affected by climate catastrophes like floods and fires your story is a way to express concern about climate change and the continued useContinue reading “Contact your NSW election candidates”
Get to know your candidates
Start researching candidates who have nominated in your electorate. Follow them on social media up until the NSW state elections on March 25.
Narrabri Gas information & questions for NSW election candidates
Do we really need Narrabri Gas when it is going to increase emissions, risk our water, remove Traditional Owners rights, make farming land less productive, destroy habitat for native animals including koalas and effect the mental health of people impacted. NO!
Koalas & Logging – information & questions for NSW election candidates
In 2012 the Koala was declared a Threatened Species. In June 2020 a NSW Upper House Inquiry found that koalas would be extinct in NSW by 2050 unless governments took urgent action to protect their habitat. Most of the evidence for this inquiry was taken before the 2019/20 bushfires when more than 5,000 koalas died. Continue reading “Koalas & Logging – information & questions for NSW election candidates”
Incinerator information & question for NSW election candidates
Nannas are calling for real solutions to the waste crisis, and a ban on polluting incinerators. In response to community campaigns, a NSW government regulation has stopped incinerators in Matraville and Western Sydney, hopefully forever.
Your Vote Counts
Do you know someone who is eligible to vote but you are not sure if they have registered? Consider sharing this information and offering help if they need it.