Who's pledged to support ratios in aged care? 

Aged care workers are bravely speaking out about the chronic understaffing in our aged care facilities, but we need our federal politicians to act. 

Our federal politicians must legislate minimum nurse-to-resident ratios in aged care now. 

Check below to see if your local federal member has pledged to support ratios in aged care!  


PLEDGED  ELECTORATE   LOCAL FEDERAL MEMBER  PARTY    DATE PLEDGED
  Blair Hon Shayne Nuemann MP  ALP  
  Bonner Mr Ross Vasta LNP   
Bonner ALP candidate: Ms Jo Briskey  ALP 13 September 2018
  Bowman Mr Andrew Laming  LNP   
  Brisbane Mr Trevor Evans LNP  
  Capricornia Ms Michelle Landry    National Party    
Capricornia ALP candidate: Russell Robertson  ALP 17 September 2018 
  Dawson Mr George Christensen   National Party    
  Dickson Hon Peter Dutton MP LNP  
  Fadden Hon Stuart Robert MP LNP  
  Fairfax Mr Ted O'Brien  LNP  
  Fisher Mr Andrew Wallace  LNP   
  Flynn Mr Kenneth O'Dowd 
 National Party    
  Flynn ALP candidate: Mr Zac Beers  ALP 11 September 2018
  Forde Mr Bert van Manen  LNP  
Forde ALP candidate: Mr Des Hardman  ALP  14 September 2018
  Griffith Ms Terri Butler  ALP 25 May 2018
  Groom Hon Dr John McVeigh  LNP  
  Herbert Ms Cathy O'Toole   ALP 12 May 2018 (International Nurses Day)
  Hinkler Hon Keith Pitt MP  National Party   
  Hinkler ALP candidate: Mr Richard Pascoe ALP  11 September 2018 
  Kennedy Hon Bob Katter MP     Katter's Australian Party    
  Leichhardt  Hon Warren Entsch MP  LNP  
  Leichhardt ALP candidate: Elida Faith   ALP 18 May 2018
Lilley Retiring member: Hon Wayne Swan MP    
Endorsed ALP candidate: Ms Anika Wells 
ALP 12 May 2018 (International Nurses Day) 
Longman Ms Susan Lamb  ALP 31 May 2018 
  Maranoa Hon David Littleproud MP    National Party   
  McpHerson Hon Karen Andrews MP LNP  
  Moncrieff Hon Steven Ciobo MP  LNP  
  Moreton Mr Graham Perrett  ALP 19 July 2018 
  Oxley Mr Milton Dick ALP 23 July 2018 
  Petrie Mr Luke Howarth   LNP  
Petrie ALP candidate: Ms Corrine Mulholland  ALP 17 September 2018 
  Rankin Dr Jim Chalmers  ALP  
  Ryan Hon Jane Prentice MP   LNP  
  Wide Bay  Mr Llew O'Brien  National Party    
  Wright Mr Scott Buchholz LNP   

Check below to see which Queensland Senator has pledged to support ratios in aged care. 

PLEDGED  SENATOR  PARTY  DATE PLEDGED 
  Senator Larissa Waters  Greens   
  Senator Fraser Anning  Independent   
  Senator Anthony Chisholm  ALP 24 September 2018
  Senator Pauline Hanson   One Nation   
  Senator Christopher Ketter  ALP  
  Senator Claire Moore ALP 26 September 2018
  Senator Murray Watt ALP 4 October 2018
  Senator Barry O'Sullivan  National Party   
  Senator Matthew Canavan  National Party   
  Senator LLewellyn O'Brien  National Party   
  Senator Scott Buchholz LNP  
  Senator Ian Macdonald LNP  
  Senator James McGrath LNP  
  ALP Senate candidate: Nita Green ALP 18 October 2018