Danielle Cox – Logan
Danielle Cox is running to protect the animals and the environment and lives on a 53-acre bushland property in Logan Village with her partner, 4 rescue dogs and 60 rescue chickens.
As Queensland has one of the highest rates of deforestation in the world and our politicians are asleep at the wheel, if elected Danielle pledges to not back down until real action is taken to address this planning and environmental disaster.
Danielle is very active in the community as an educator and volunteer for several animal groups. To read Danielle’s full profile click here.
Janelle Clancy – Macalister
Janelle is a health educator who has lived in Macalister for more than two years and is excited about the opportunities that booming cruelty-free industries can bring to Queensland and Logan City.
The big focus for Jannelle for this campaign is a new and vibrant plant-based economy for Queensland encouraging plant-based production, manufacturing and processing businesses to set up in the area to give jobs to locals.
Janelle wants to put the residents first, focusing on local employment, new world-leading cruelty-free products and technologies which will boost our economy, protect the environment and improve our overall health and believes these are the industries of the future. To read Janelle’s full profile click here.
Karagh-Mae Kelly – South Brisbane
Karagh-Mae is passionate about making a difference and opposes the current political finger pointing and personal attacks taking place of policy action and believes the public are not being listened to or consulted on issues affecting lives and the future of Queensland. Karagh is committed to finding the facts, exposing the lies and is running to get things done in South Brisbane.
Karagh-Mae stands up for the rights of people and animals and everything that entails and wants to address domestic violence as it is endemic in Queensland, affecting a large number of our constituents and will push for tougher sentences for offenders who are violent towards others, including children and animals and wants to send a strong message that violence towards animals and interpersonal violence will never be accepted in our communities. To read Karagh-Mae’s full profile click here.
Ric Allport – Mermaid Beach
Ric is running to be a voice for animals in Parliament; a voice advocating for the rights for all living beings on this planet and has lived in Mermaid Beach for four and a half years with his rescue cat.
Ric wants a government that doesn’t view animals and the environment merely as things to kill and destroy and believes there are many great non-lethal alternatives to shark nets and wants to see them trialed on the Gold Coast.
As one of the co-founders of the volunteer street animal rescue team, Rescue Ninjas, Ric wants to push for non-lethal population control methods like ‘trap, neuter, release’ (TNR) instead of the widespread use of traps, poisons and culling focusing on the underlying cause of the problem of overbreeding.
Ric wants to see tougher restrictions on commercial animal breeding and the sale of animals, plus mandatory desexing of all companion animals before point of sale/adoption and wants to see sustainable growth on the Gold Coast and in Queensland. Ric plans to address concerned environmental issues that previous politicians have ignored and will be a strong voice for animals and Queenslanders living in Mermaid Beach. To read Ric’s full profile click here.
Jamila Riley — Ninderry
Jamila is out to create a cruelty-free world and as the Animal Justice Party candidate for Ninderry and plans to bring kindness into government and politics.
Jamila is a change-maker and an enthusiastic motivated animal activist, having co-founded SC Earthlings, a vegan mentorship group. Jamila has been actively involved in the local animal liberation movement into a force for effective and positive outreach.
When not campaigning for animal rights, Jamila works in a plant nursery and is qualified in conservation and land management and wants to see tougher laws on commercial animal breeding implemented.
Jamila wants to help locals get ahead and strives to make the world a better place helping members of the community and will only support things which have a positive impact on the world. To read Jamila’s full profile click here.
Rachel Ana Radic – Nicklin
Rachel has a goal to empower others to live with compassion and to act with kindness for all living beings and thinks our government is failing to protect animals — the most vulnerable among us as well as our natural environment ans wants to protect them before it’s too late.
Rachel works as a Special Education Teacher and is a big advocate for equality in society and equality before the law. As founder of Sunshine Coast Earthlings, a group of animal activists campaigning for equal rights for all, Rachel teaches others how to engage with their local representatives while advocating for a ban on greyhound racing.
Rachel wants to see real laws and rights for all living beings represented in parliament leading the way for a compassionate and cruelty free way of life and will listen to constituents and following the Animal Justice Party core principles: kindness, equality, rationality and non-violence. To read Rachel’s full profile click here.
Lisa Jane Foo – Ferny Grove
Lisa is dedicated to making things better and wants to tighten tree clearing laws which have lapsed in Queensland and is proud of the family-oriented area where she has lived with her family for 26 years.
Lisa is concerned for the future of wildlife corridors which are vulnerable under current legislation and would like to see the local bushland more strongly protected, with much more care and consideration for our native wildlife, who are quickly being left stranded without homes or resources.
Lisa is very involved in the local community volunteering her time for cat rescue, working with Animal Liberation Queensland, Coast 2 Coast Animal Friends, and the Vegan and Vegetarian Society of Queensland. To view Lisa’s full profile click here.