WA Election 2008
The Western Australian election will be held on Saturday 6 September 2008...
Premier Alan Carpenter called an early election - leaving just a month for the campaign.
Western Australian Electoral Commission
The Western Australian Electoral Commission website contains all the information you need to know about the election itself - polling places, postal votes, early voting, electorates, candidates and Parties etc etc...
Christian Values Checklist
A Christian Values Checklist has been prepared for the election by the Australian Christian Values Institute in association with Salt Shakers and a number of other organisations.
WA Christian Values Checklist - 2008 election (colour version)
WA Christian Values Checklist - 2008 election (black and white version)
A list of links to political parties and their policy pages is available (as well as listed below)
The Checklist assesses the positions of major parties on issues of concern to Christians and is provided as a service to the Christian community. This Checklist has been compiled after an exhaustive search of party platforms, voting history, statements, including in some cases the voting record of their Federal counterparts. Positions are often difficult to summarise in a format of this kind, and parties have not always made definitive statements.
A tick is a 'Yes' and a 'X' a 'No'. A '?' indicates in some instances a conscience vote, or a less than conclusive opinion on the party's position on some of the issues.
Political Parties and Policies
The following links to the political parties and their policy pages are provided for your information. Parties are adding policies to their policy pages in the lead up to the election.
Christian Democratic Party - WA
WA Family First
WA Family First is affiliated with, and has been developed from, the federal Family First Party.
It is being led by former Liberal MP Dan Sullivan.
WA Family First website
WA Family First policies
Family First website
Liberal Party - WA
Policies for 2008 election
The Nationals - WA
Australian Labor Party - WA
2008 Election Website
2008 Election policies
National Platform and Constitution
Greens - WA