It was a big weekend for micro-parties, who look to have landed 10 upper house seats in the Victorian Election, according to the ABC’s upper house calculator:
Included in these 10 upper house seats is Sustainable Australia’s Clifford Hayes – an ex-Mayor of Bayside City Council – who took the final seat in the Southern Metropolitan Region:
Being a paid up member of Sustainable Australia, I am obviously delighted with this result and hope that it builds momentum for a tilt at seats in both the NSW and Federal Elections.
For Victorians wondering who Clifford Hayes is and what he stands for, below is a recent speech given at a community even in Hawthorn:
And for good measure, here’s my speech at the same event:
Onwards and upwards!