WHO IS SALLY SITOU?
- Sally Sitou is the pre-selected candidate for the NSW Federal seat of Reid which is located in Sydney’s Inner West;
- Sally is the daughter of hard working Laos-Chinese parents who escaped Laos a and with her husband Rui and young son Max, they live in Homebush;
- She is a doctoral researcher at the University of Sydney Business School focusing on the finance industry;
- Her past work experiences include working in the international education and international development sectors;
- She was also a communications advisor at the University of Sydney;
WHAT IS THE FEDERAL ELECTORATE OF REID LIKE?
- The NSW federal electorate of Reid is located in Sydney’s Inner Western suburbs and covers suburbs of Burwood, Abbotsford, North Strathfield, Strathfield, Canada Bay, Homebush, Sydney Olympic Park etc – (you can find out more on the suburbs on the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website);
- It’s demographics is a mixture of young professionals and young to middle aged families and includes Australians with Chinese (12.5%), Indian (4.7%) and Korean (5.7%);
- The federal seat of Reid is currently held by Liberal MP Fiona Martin;
WHY IS SALLY PUTTING HER HAND UP AND RUNNING AS A CANDIDATE?
- Sally believes in fairness and equality for all and wants to invest in schools and education;
- She wants to see more investment in small business, local infrastructure and healthcare;
- Sally also wants to see a clean energy future;
MEDIA ON SALLY SITOU – here are a few media articles talking about Sally and her candidacy:
- Labor candidate Sally Sitou fears ‘undertones of racism’ spreading in Australia after Twitter abuse ;
- Racism storm as Chinese-Australian Labor candidate is bombarded with messages smearing her as connected to nation’s Communist government ;
- #ASIANAUSPOL: Sally Sitou Breaks The Bias By Showing How Asian Female Candidates Rule;
WHERE CAN YOU FIND SALLY?
- Email: Sally.Sitou@nswlabor.org.au;
- Facebook: @sallysitou;
- Twitter: @SallySitou;
- Instagram: @Sally.Sitou;
- TikTok: @SallySitou;
- Website: https://www.alp.org.au/our-people/our-people/sally-sitou/;
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