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More candidates line up for Eden Monaro

Today in Cobargo, the SFF Party announced Matthew Stadtmiller as the candidate for the upcoming Eden-Monaro by-election.

Matthew Stadtmiller  was born in Harden and is 35 years old.

Married with two children he has been a Local government Councillor and former Deputy Mayor of Harden since 2012 owning an independent newspaper, the Twin Town Times since 2014

Matthew told The Beagle "I am running for the seat to make sure that those who have been forgotten have a voice. I have run for the party before in the state seat of Cootamundra where I gained 15.70 % of the vote, coming in second behind behind the National Party."

"Having a genuine proactive interest in the community I do what I can to make sure people in the bush get their fair share when it comes to government funding."  Joy Angel for Eden-Monaro - Sustainable Australia Party

Joy Angel was born in Lockhart in regional NSW and grew up in a farming family. Her father was a returned WW2 serviceman who became a farmer in Coleambally. Being a farmer’s daughter, Joy loves the country life and has a real connection to the land.

A mother of three children, Joy is currently an office manager in a small business law firm. Her extensive work experience also includes banking in Albury and a 25 year career in the Commonwealth public service, with roles in procurement, health and defence.

Joy has a track record of supporting her community. She volunteers with her local Community Fire Unit and school reading programs in several local primary schools. She also enjoys singing with the Sing Australia choir at events on Anzac Day, Australia Day and Christmas time at hospitals, aged care facilities and shopping centres.

Joy ran as a Senate candidate for Sustainable Australia in the 2019 federal election. She lives and works within the Eden-Monaro electorate – in Australia's Bush Capital, Canberra.

Joy believes that the Eden-Monaro by-election offers voters an opportunity to send a message to the two major parties that we’re not happy with business as usual politics - including rampant overdevelopment and systemic political corruption.

In Eden-Monaro, Joy and Sustainable Australia Party are campaigning to:

  • Stop overdevelopment of sprawl and high-rise apartments, particularly in and around our coastal towns and Queanbeyan

  • Stop corruption in politics, including removing the unfair influence of vested interests such as property developers and big business, introducing a federal anti-corruption commission and greater transparency around political lobbying

  • Introduce an environmental job guarantee and further develop land stewardship funds to support relevant farmers and rural landowners to help manage biodiversity values on their properties

  • Take action on climate change including more investment in renewable energy and the phasing out of fossil fuel subsidies for big companies

  • Promote a sustainable population policy for Australia based on environmental science

  • Stop foreign ownership of our farms, housing and land

Full SAP policy platform: 

www.sustainableaustralia.org.au/policies

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