Elect me! Nicolette Boele – independent candidate, Bradfield, NSW

In Crikey’s Elect me! series, we ask candidates across the political spectrum for their answers to the same key questions.

If you could only change one thing about Australia, what would it be?
Have a mechanism that guaranteed Parliament genuine respect for the First Peoples and was honestly representative of present-day Australia; this means, at least, about gender, ethnicity, education and age.

What’s the worst thing anyone has ever said to you?
There are many, usually related to the genre. But that’s their problem not mine, so I let those toxic words flow over me and far, far away.

What’s the best thing that ever happened to you?
Being parents of my children.

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