Steering Committee

neerja150Neerja Sewak
Secretary Reinvent Australia, strategic business planner, Melbourne VIC
Interests: innovation, holistic thinking, businesses development..

Paul Crossin, Economist, business advisor and consultant, Sydney NSW
Interests: Small and medium business enterprises, economic reform.


katherinevanduren1Katherine Vanduren, events management, Canberra ACT
Interests: aged and community care, education, service delivery

daviddew150David Dew, FIFO energy sector contractor in Darwin, Toowoomba QLD
Interests: Energy, manufacturing, defence, decline of democracy.


ElizabethRe150Elizabeth Re, Councillor City of Stirling, Perth WA
Interests: Revival of democracy, communities, families, small business


davidtreanorDavid Treanor, National Leader, L’Arche Community, Hobart TAS
Interests: Disability, natural relationships, community

gaylejoyce150Gayle Joyce, small business woman, community leader, Gawler SA
Interests: Suicide prevention, single-parent families, trans-Tasman links.

DavidAbrahams2Director Community Preselections
David Abrahams, small business IT, community development, Gosford NSW
Independent Candidate for Robertson 2019

GeraldineGonsalvez150Geraldine Gonsalvez, community leader, Dandenong VIC
Interests: community, education, grassroots politics, local government, reform of institutions.


wendytrowempowerment150+Wendy Trow, community developer, Balingup WA
Interests: reviving democracy, rural and regional communities, empowerment of ordinary people, cross-generational connection


dannyballard150Danny Ballard, Business proprietor, Mt Isa, QLD
Interests: Water, agriculture, small business, defence



Small Business Division

Martin Rambow, CEO Finance for Life, Sydney NSW
Interests: small business finance, foster care, community

Children and Families Division

dansolomon150 Director
Dan Solomon
, psychologist, parent, musician, Melbourne VIC
Interests: mental health and well-being of parents and children, men and boys

Seniors Division

Frank Barber
, retired health insurance executive, Melbourne VIC
Interests: seniors, retirement, health care, electoral reform

Regional and Rural Division.

grahamclune150Deputy Director
Graham Clune, engineering, procurement, contract management, Strathpine QLD
Interests: lifelong advocate for rural Australia, reform of democracy

NDIS and Mental Health Division

isabeltilyard150 Director
Isabel Tilyard, Accountant, parent, person with MS, Brisbane QLD
Interests: NDIS, mental health, financial accountability


Vern Hughes,
Director Civil Society Australia, Melbourne VIC

Interests: Australian history, self-help and mutual aid, friendly societies, Christian social thought, distributism