After reading Crikey‘s coverage of the minor and micro-parties contesting the upcoming WA state election, a curious tipster decided to google a few of the candidates but found the information on independent candidate Julie Matheson’s website left a lot to the imagination. Matheson’s disregard for titles and labels is in many ways refreshing — she describes herself as “the {Whatever Your Title Is} of {Your Company Name}”. But particularly surprising is seeing the “proudly parochial Western Australian” be so ethereal and abstract about a sense of place, saying that she loves, lives and works “here in {Where You Live}.”

Peter Fray

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