Julie Matheson for Western Australia Party represents the people of Western Australia, not political parties from the East.
Julie Matheson set up this Party in July 2016 after running as an Independent for the Senate. It is the only party that represents the interests of Western Australia, not political parties from the Eastern States.
Julie Matheson was born and raised in the Pilbara town of Port Hedland, Western Australia, the economic hub of our State.
Julie became one of Australia’s first Certified Financial Planners in 1992. She has been a strong advocate for money skills in education since she was elected to the Board of the Financial Planning Association of Australia in 2006. In November 2016 the Financial Planning Association of Australia awarded Julie a Distinguished Service Award for her services to the profession.
In 2011, Julie was elected as a Councillor to the City of Subiaco as a voice for heritage and urban canopy, and supports communities across WA threaten with the bullying tactics of government agencies such as the WA Planning Commission, the Development Assessment Panels, and the State Administrative Tribunal. Julie represents residents to help them navigate through the maze of red tape and regulations affecting their communities.
Julie is a recent Arts Graduate of UWA in Political Science and International Relations and was elected to UWA Convocation Council in 2016 for a three year term.