Passion gets Animals Represented in NSW Parliament

Despite a tiny budget, but with of plenty of passion, the Animal Justice Party won its first parliamentary seat by gaining the last seat in the Legislative Council election in New South Wales today. At the preference distribution count today the AJP ended up an easy winner for the final seat ahead of the No Land Tax Party and the Liberal Party.

This is a historic result; as Party President and Founder Professor Steve Garlick said: “This is the first time in Australia that animals will be represented … Continue reading

[STOP PRESS] ABC Q&A TONIGHT 9.30pm: AJP Member, Helen Walton, may have the opportunity to question about farm animals, stating she is a member of AJP

Dear Supporter / Member,

The Animal Justice Party is rapidly going from strength to strength. From almost 100,000 votes in the last Federal election to more than tripling that percentage in the recent Victorian election, very often being the leading minor Party. We will, with your support, elect people into the parliaments of Australia.

NSW is a very real opportunity where a candidate could be elected at this Saturday’s election so we really need your support.

Please be as generous with your time as you can and … Continue reading

AJP to Start Youth Group

Following the success of the youth group in the Dutch Party for the Animals, the Animal Justice Party at its recent Annual General Meeting agreed to give impetus to encouraging young folk to become members. The eventual goal is to establish a young person’s wing of the Party. Party president Professor Steve Garlick said it was vital that the fresh ideas and tech savvy knowledge of young people was important in ridding the parliamentary system in this country and its supporting political bodies of their disregard for the … Continue reading

NSW Election Campaign to Begin in Earnest

The AJP is officially registered for the March NSW election and next week will begin announcing its upper and lower house candidates. Watch this space!

It was heart warming to see so many dedicated, highly qualified animal advocates submit their candidacy nominations to the selection committee for consideration.  Thanks to all of you.  If any member would like to volunteer to assist the AJP throughout the campaign, including on election day, please email Michael Walsh at michaelwalsh93@hotmail.com

 IMPORTANT FUNDRAISER FOR THE NSW ELECTION CAMPAIGN

SUNDAY 8th FEBRUARY

2PM – 5PM 

Venue: Beautiful Olde Church (now a home), in Turramurra, featuring CELTIC HARP and ancient Roman stones from ‘Hadrian’s Wall’, Scotland, of around AD 128

Event includes sublime entertainment, delicious vegan food, drinks and auction

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THE ANIMAL CONDITION

If you missed it, SEE THE FILM  “THE ANIMAL CONDITION”

Next week at PARAMOUNT HOUSE, 80 Commonwealth St., Surry Hills

Tuesday Feb 3rd at 6pm, and Wednesday Feb 4th at 8.30 pm

Four young people take an investigative road trip around Australia after stumbling upon online activist videos of suffering farm animals. Unafraid to ask questions, they speak to all sides, from politicians to activists, farmers, Indigenous Australians, philosophers, scientists and immigrant-workers. Their views on the subject change with each new encounter, with the team realising that the animal condition spreads far beyond the farm gate.

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AJP Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Animal Justice Party will be held in Sydney on Sunday 15 February 2015.  The meeting will be held at the Customs House Library, 31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay in Sydney.  The meeting will open at 11.00am with a formal start at 11.30am and is restricted to current financial members of the Party.

The meeting will hear reports from the current national management committee concerning the Party’s progress and achievements … Continue reading

Great Result for the AJP in the Victorian Election

While its still too early to conclude final results, its clear from what we know now that the Animal Justice Party has done remarkably well in its very first Victorian election.

Our vote in the upper house has more than doubled in the 15 months since the Federal Senate election in Victoria giving us either eighth or ninth ranking in vote numbers. Given the closeness in votes to other small parties there is a real prospect, given our trend, of jumping to fifth by the time of the … Continue reading