WA Election 2017 - 5 Minutes With The Greens Party
We spent some time with local candidates Hannah Milligan, Ryan Quinn and Rafeif Ismail who represent the Greens Party in their local electorates. Remember to vote on March 11.
Perth Underground recently caught up with three WA State election candidates from the Greens party. Hannah Milligan, Rafeif Ismail and Ryan Quinn, who spoke to us about their relationship with our city of Perth and what they plan on doing if they were elected on March 11, 2017.
Hannah Milligan - Perth
Criminal lawyer, Hannah Milligan, will be running for Perth on behalf of The Greens in the upcoming March state election. With a background in criminal law, Milligan is expected to address problems with Perth’s criminal justice system in a bid to campaign for a safer Perth community. As a key candidate for The Greens, Millingan is set to bring some of the party’s main policies to light in the run-up to election day.
Rafeif Ismail - Mirrabooka
Having spent three years as a refugee in Egypt, Rafeif Ismail’s political drive derives from personal experience of political hardship. Inspired by her own contact with fellow activists, Ismail is passionate about fighting against poverty and unemployment. She’ll be campaigning for the seat of Mirrabooka for The Greens party in this year’s state election.
Ryan Quinn - Victoria Park
Urban planner and passionate environmentalist, Ryan Quinn, is The Greens candidate for the seat of Vic Park. Quinn has always had an interest in nature and conservation, dedicating much of his time as a Clinic Volunteer at a Black Cockatoo Conservation Centre. The Greens candidate has worked for both local and state government in urban planning, and is currently undertaking phD research into environmentally ethical planning systems. Quinn is set to combine his interest in environmentalism and urban planning as he campaigns for the Vic Park seat over the next few weeks.
To hear more about what the electorate can expect from The Greens candidates in the upcoming WA election, visit greens.org.au/wa/