WHO IS SUJAN SELVEN?
- Sujan Selven is the pre-selected Greens candidate for the NSW federal electorate of Chifley, which is located in the Western suburbs of Sydney;
- Sujan has lived in Western Sydney for more than 20 years, and works as a community worker and human rights advocate;
- He has an Advanced Diploma in Events and Business Management and currently works in the telecommunications industry;
- His past jobs including being an interpreter;
WHAT DOES THE FEDERAL ELECTORATE OF CHIFLEY LOOK LIKE?
- The federal NSW seat of Chifley is located in the Western suburbs of Sydney and covers the suburbs of Blacktown, Eastern Creek, Plumpton, Whalan, Marayong, Hoppers Crossing, Marsden Park etc – (you can find out more on the suburbs on the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website);
- The seat of Chifley is currently held by Labor MP Ed Husic;
- The demographics of Chifley is extremely diverse, with (57.7%) of the electorate’s population having both parents born overseas. Those coming from a Filipino background made up (8.9%), Indian background (5.5%) and Pakistani background made up (1.7%);
WHY IS SUJAN PUTTING HIS HAND UP AND RUNNING AS A CANDIDATE?
- Sujan is running as a candidate because as a community worker, I heard so many stories of people’s bad experiences with government at all levels. I felt so disappointed and began to want to create change, so that the government would really work for the community;
- He is believes a Treaty must be signed with Australia’s First Nations peoples to honor their unneeded sovereighty;
- Sujan is committed to work with The Greens to create a Medicare system that covers dental and mental health;
- He believes there needs to be action to address the climate crisis, and that education at all levels from childhood to TAFE and university needs to all be free;
- Sujan is passionate about ensuring there is family reunions for accepted refugees;
WHERE CAN YOU FIND SUJAN?
- Email: email@example.com;
- Facebook: @Greens4Chifley;
- Instagram: @sujanforchifley;
- Website: https://greens.org.au/nsw/person/sujan-selven;
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