Federation Party Northern Territory Team for Central Australia to run at the next NT Legislative Assembly elections on the 22nd of August 2020 are:
Ms Catherine Satour, Ms Marli Banks, Domenico Pecorari and Mr Kenny Lechleitner have been selected by the Federation Party to run in the seats of Namatjira, Braitling, Araluen and Gwoja respectively.
The Team is committed to making sure central Australia becomes the Centre of Government focus again, protecting our community and repairing our broken economy. 2020 is the make or break year with added pressure of managing the COVID 19 pandemic which continues to be a priority for all Territorians and Australians, the Team of Satour, Banks, Pecorari and Lechleitner is well positioned to provide strong and proven leadership.
Catherine Satour is an Alice Springs local, singer, mentor and home owner who cares about families and the electorate of Namatjira.
Having a working background in the Arts, Media, Business Administration and Governance she has extensive experience in working on social and community issues. Her priority is Housing, Essential Services, Health, Community Justice and Safety for the region.
“It would be my privilege to take the concerns of the Namatjira residents directly to Parliament House in Darwin and ensure your voice is heard.
I am proud of my contribution in Alice Springs Town Council, the highlight being part of the leadership managing COVID 19 while delivering a budget with a zero rate rise for the next financial year. I am also proud to have led with support the raising the Aboriginal flag on Anzac Hill.”
Marli Banks will run for the electorate of Braitling and will bring her proven strong leadership to the task of representing Braitling. A mother of three and established local businesswoman with a diverse cross section of professional experience in Retail, Tourism, Hospitality, Gaming, Sports Betting, NGOs and at Local Government. A strong advocate for her community on Council Marli has a proven track record of focusing on outcomes and delivering for Alice Springs. “I am committed to making SAFE Alice Springs and protecting against the Compulsory acquisition of ANZAC Oval”.
“Our community needs an urgent refresh of leadership that will make sure your voice is heard in Parliament and that decisions are made in the best interest of our community“. The motivation behind my decision to run at the next NT Elections for the Seat of Braitling, comes from the frustration of dealing with the poor decisions and unacceptable neglect of our town by this government”.
Domenico Pecorari has been selected by the Federation Party as the candidate for the seat of Araluen.
Domenico Pecrari is a long-time resident of Araluen, Alice Springs, first coming to town in 1984 during the tourism boom years.
As a professional architect, Domenico has gained keen insights into The Alice’s development and a deep appreciation of town planning issues as they affect the economic prosperity of the town and region.
His work experience includes ten years of administering building programs in central Australian aboriginal communities, as well as managing heritage conservation work on many of central Australia’s historic places. He held the NT Government’s Heritage Advisor position for the southern region for twenty years until its dissolution in 2015.
Kenny Japangardi Lechleitner will run for the electorate of Gwoja and brings many years of working with communities who are desperately in need of a strong voice that will help shape a collective future.
The Electorate of Gwoja now has real choice for change, Kenny is focused on bringing inclusive change in Social and Economic inclusion for all participants and he will drive regional economic change for the bush. Kenny will advocate for an inclusive law and order policy with shared cultural principle of civics.
“The Communities of Gwoja need an inclusive educational pathway to higher learning for our young people and I would love to see real rehabilitation for our people in correctional services.”
Kenny Japangardi Lechleitner is the man to deliver for the Bush.