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Health Australia Party: Senate Candidates (2016)

Details of all senate candidates for the 2016 federal election will be released by the Australian Electoral Commission on 11 June 2016.

New South Wales

Andrew Patterson

Basic Details
Occupation: naturopath
Patterson owns and operates an alternative medicine clinic and retreat in Sawtell, NSW. He founded the Natural Medicine Party in 2012, which was renamed the "Health Australia Party" on 8 October 2015.
Patterson is the current Registered Officer and NSW State President of the Health Australia Party.


Source: Patterson, A 2015, Twitter, 27 April, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/592634325419433985>

Source: Patterson, A 2015, Twitter, 2 November, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/661367780864733184>

Internet
Website: HAP candidate page - Andrew Patterson
Website: Lightstream Health Clinic and Sanctuary
Website: LinkedIn - Andrew Patterson
Facebook: Natural Medicine Party
Facebook: Lightstream Sanctuary Retreats
Twitter: Andrew Patterson
Anti-vaccination
Source: Patterson, A 2016, Twitter, 9 May, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/729637151491563520>
Source: Patterson, A 2016, Twitter, 9 May, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/729635052938633216>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2016, Facebook post, 9 May, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=842787192494264&id=338685409571114>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2016, Facebook post, 9 May, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=842784009161249&id=338685409571114>
Source: Patterson, A 2016, Twitter, 23 March, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/712883997206913024>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2016, Facebook post, 1 February, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=789200714519579&id=338685409571114>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2016, Facebook post, 21 January, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=784441711662146&id=338685409571114>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2016, Facebook post, 21 January, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=784441341662183&id=338685409571114>
Source: Patterson, A 2016, Twitter, 31 January, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/693965657696645120>
Source: Patterson, A 2016, Twitter, 20 January, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/690004342687043584>
Source: Patterson, A 2016, Twitter, 20 January, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/690004099241263109>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2015, Facebook post, 11 December, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=765312413575076&id=338685409571114>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2015, Facebook post, 10 November, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=752882828151368&id=338685409571114>
Source: Patterson, A 2015, Twitter, 9 November, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/663846887703777281>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2015, Facebook post, 30 October, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=748978658541785&id=338685409571114>
Source: Patterson, A 2015, Twitter, 29 October, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/659911876814344192>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2015, Facebook post, 13 October, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=742892552483729&id=338685409571114>
Source: Patterson, A 2015, Twitter, 12 October, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/653700616682909700>
Source: Patterson, A 2015, Twitter, 12 October, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/653698428023603201>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2015, Facebook post, 14 September, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=732252636881054&id=338685409571114>
Source: Patterson, A 2015, Twitter, 14 September, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/643379176502919171>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2015, Facebook post, 16 June, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=695896517183333&id=338685409571114>
Source: Patterson, A 2015, Twitter, 15 June, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/610617533784174592>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2015, Facebook post, 13 April, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/338685409571114/photos/a.339378222835166.65188.338685409571114/669842703122048/?type=3>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2015, Facebook post, 13 April, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=669837809789204&id=338685409571114>
Source: Patterson, A 2015, Twitter, 12 April, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/587481309141938176>
Source: Patterson, A 2015, Twitter, 12 April, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/587475392207966208>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2014, Facebook post, 3 July, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=533328083440178&id=338685409571114>
Source: Patterson, A 2014, Twitter, 3 July, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/484606154354749441>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2014, Facebook post, 23 June, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=528565773916409&id=338685409571114>
Source: Natural Medicine Party 2014, Facebook post, 23 June, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=528565590583094&id=338685409571114>
Source: Patterson, A 2014, Twitter, 23 June, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/481013755208544256>
Source: Patterson, A 2014, Twitter, 23 June, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/481013527646572544>
Source: Patterson, A 2014, Twitter, 28 April, viewed 10 June 2016, <https://twitter.com/andrewnmp/status/460914561420242944>

Leanne Paff

Basic Details
Occupation: psychologist, naturopath, homeopath, accountant.
Used to teach naturopathy and homeopathy at the now defunct NSW School of Natural Medicine.
Internet
Website: HAP candidate page - Leanne Paff
Website: LinkedIn - Leanne Paff
Facebook: Leanne Paff

Victoria

Dr Isaac Golden

Basic Details
Occupation: Homeopath
Golden is an anti-vaccination activist and believes that homeoprophylaxis (water) is a safer and more reliable method of controlling infectious disease than vaccination.
He was instrumental in rebooting Patterson's Natural Medicine Party into the Health Australia Party and currently serves on its Advisory Board.
Internet
Website: HAP candidate page - Dr Isaac Golden
Website: Aurum Healing Centre
Facebook: Dr Isaac Golden - World Authority on Homoeopathic Immunisation
Courses
Homeopathic International Online College:
  • Homoeopathic Prescribing For Simple Conditions ($97.00 AUD)
  • Introduction to Natural Medicine ($137.00 AUD)
  • Basic Homoeopathic Case Analysis ($177.00 AUD)
  • Practitioner Certificate of Homoeopathy
Online Video Courses:
Australasian College of Hahnemannian Homoeopathy (correspondence courses):
  • Introduction to Natural Medicine
  • Intermediate Course in Homoeopathic Medicine
  • Certificate in Homoeopathic Case Taking
  • Practitioner Certificate in Homoeopathy
Publications
Book: Vaccine damaged children: treatment, prevention, reasons
Book: Vaccination & homoeoprophylaxis: a review of the risks and alternatives
Book: Homoeoprophylaxis: a fifteen year clinical study
Book: Australian homoeopathic home prescriber. Part 1, The treatment of simple everyday conditions
Book: Homoeoprophylaxis: a practical and philosophical review
Book: Homoeopathic treatment of the energy bodies: traditional strategies and new developments
Book: The complete practitioner's manual of homoeoprophylaxis: A practical handbook of homoeopathic immunisation
Booklet: Immunisation Options, a handbook for parents.
Media
Isaac Golden's homoeopathic immunisation rejected by experts (16 Mar 2016)
Anti-vaccination extremist's right to visit Australia is question facing govt (8 Jan 2015)
Doctors want to bar anti-vaccination campaigner Sherri Tenpenny (7 Jan 2015)

Kathryn Breakwell

Basic Details
Occupation: human resources
Runs a small business under the trading name "Nexus Holistic Living"
Internet
Website: HAP candidate page - Kathryn Breakwell
Facebook: Kathryn Breakwell

Queensland

Jason Woodforth

Basic Details
Woodforth was the MP for Nudgee from March 2012 until January 2015 (LNP). He is rabidly anti-fluoridation; this became his major political platform.
Woodforth is heavily involved in the bodybuilding industry as President of International Natural Body Building Australia (INBA) Queensland and Vice-President INBA and operated a a sport supplements business called BodiZone.
Woodforth is the National Spokesperson and Queensland State President of the Health Australia Party.
Internet
Website: HAP candidate - Jason Woodforth
Website: Jason Woodforth - LinkedIn
Facebook: Jason Woodforth
Facebook: Jason Woodforth Former MP for Nudgee
Media
LNP re-endorses anti-fluoride campaigner (25 Nov 2014)
MP Jason Woodforth says he'll fight to overturn red light fines at Kedron intersection (4 Feb 2014)
Bodybuilding Member for Nudgee Jason Woodforth's offbeat weight loss tip (13 Sep 2013)
LNP Member for Nudgee Jason Woodforth slams fluoride on sex show (7 Jul 2013)
Nudgee MP and anti-fluoride campaigner Jason Woodforth's natural bodybuilding makes him parliament's new pin-up (11 Dec 2012)
Minister and former dentist John-Paul Langbroek tells backbencher Jason Woodforth to concentrate on his electorate (8 Dec 2012)
Nudgee LNP MP Jason Woodforth claims 31 MPs want fluoride out of Queensland water (8 Dec 2012)

Sarinah Golden

Internet
HAP candidate - Sarinah Golden

Western Australia

Samantha Tilbury [Hampson]

Basic Details
Occupation: sales rep; massage therapist
Internet
Website: HAP candidate page - Samantha Tilbury
Website: Health Australia Party WA Candidate Fundraiser
Website: Samantha Tilbury - LinkedIn
Facebook: Samantha Hampson

Sara Fargher

Basic Details
Occupation: project management
Internet
Website: HAP candidate page - Sara Fargher
Facebook: Wenona Sara Fargher