On the campaign trail

New priorities: Holsworthy’s Ellie Robertson is the Animal Justice Party candidate for Hughes. Picture: Chris laneHolsworthy resident Ellie Hughes will be representing Australia’s only political party that gives a voice to animals –the Animal Justice Party –in the seat of Hughes.

Mrs Robertson is not only an avid animal advocate, she also suffers fromSpinal Muscular Atrophy and is a voice for the local disability community.

“I have been a member of the party since early last year and after attending the meetings regularly I realised it was party with a lot of integrity, passion and commitment to the welfare of animals,” she said.

“They are quite serious about entering the political arena. They have got the vision that I have, to try and introduce protection laws on various animal issues.”

Mrs Robertson said she had always had an interest in politics.

“It affects every part of our lives and everything that we do in day to day life somehow is connected to politics,” she said.

“From where we can shop, what we can buy and where we can travel, it is all connect to political decisions.

“The Animal Justice Party is the only party which has animal justice issues as its central core.

“The Labor party has some scant policies, the Liberal Coalition has none and the Greens have a few but they don’t seem to be acting on them.”

If elected, Mrs Robertson would like to see theend of the live trade export industry, animal cruelty, greyhound racing, over-breeding of domestic pets,horse raising.

She said she was also a fan of the “trap, neuter and release” of feral cats rather than euthanasia and the promotion and education of responsible pet ownership.

“I believe I will bring honesty back into politics,” Mrs Robertson said.

“My interest are not for myself, I am not here for self gain, I am here to promote animal welfare in government.

“My passion is to get things done and I am not afraid to stand up for what I believe.

“People who vote for me can be assured that I will go everything I can do in my power to bring animal issues to the forefront.”

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