Candidate Questions


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The 30 Port Phillip Council Candidates were sent this QUESTIONNAIRE.
Candidates were asked 6 questions and asked to answer: Yes/No/Unsure
If they wanted to add Comments then they could clarify their one word answer.
Below are the answers submitted by candidates who responded.
If a candidate did not respond a question mark “?” response has been recorded.
A link to this page was sent to LIVE members on Wednesday 19 October 2016.

Questionnaire for Port Phillip Council candidates

1. Climate science.

Do you accept the views of climate scientists that:

1a – the earth is already too hot? Yes/No/Unsure Comments .………………………….
1b – we face a climate emergency? Yes/No/Unsure Comments …………………………….
1c – greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced to zero within years, not decades, and we must safely draw down the excess carbon dioxide already in the atmosphere? Yes/No/Unsure Comments …………………………….

2. Climate action.

If elected will you:

2a – educate Port Phillip residents and stakeholders about the climate emergency and put pressure on other levels of government to act? Yes/No/Unsure Comments …………………………….
2b – initiate and support Council measures to rapidly reduce Port Phillip’s emissions towards net zero and draw down carbon dioxide? Yes/No/Unsure Comments …………………………….
2c – initiate and support measures to protect vulnerable people and ecosystems within the municipality from dangerous climate impacts? Yes/No/Unsure Comments …………………………….

Candidate Responses

CANAL WARD 1a 1b 1c 2a 2b 2c Comments
Lorna Wyatt ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Louise Crawford Y Y Y Y Y Y Louise Crawford’s comments
Timothy Baxter ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Dick Gross Y Y Y Y Y Y Dick Gross’s comments
Victoria Wilson ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Ben Schultz Y Y Y Y Y Y Ben Schultz’s comments
Liz Johnstone Y Y Y Y Y Y Liz Johnstone’s comments
Henry Buch ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Steven Armstrong ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Jane Touzeau Y Y Y Y Y Y Jane Touzeau’s comments
GATEWAY WARD 1a 1b 1c 2a 2b 2c Comments
Ella Webb ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Bernadene Voss Y Y Y Y Y Y Bernadene Voss’s comments
Paul Simmons ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Earl James ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Ashley Admiraal ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Richard Roberts ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Edwina Hanlon Y Y Y Y Y Y Edwina Hanlon’s comments
Rohan Cresp ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Ogy Simic Y Y Y Y Y Y Ogy Simic’s comments
Marcus Pearl ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
LAKE WARD 1a 1b 1c 2a 2b 2c Comments
Lucas Eldridge ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Mel van Dyk ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Nick Haines Y Y Y Y Y Y Nick Haines’s comments
Katherine Copsey Y Y Y Y Y Y Katherine Copsey’s comments
Simon Strickland ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Paul Leitinger ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Ruth Allen ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Andrew Bond ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
David Brand Y Y Y Y Y Y David Brand’s comments
Serge Thomann Y Y Y Y Y Y Serge Thomann’s comments