Ask The Candidates 2022 Interview Series for the Electorate of Parkes

We've been listening to your questions about the upcoming federal election, and these short videos will help you get to know them a little better. 

Our vote will help shape Australia, so we wanted to help you have easy access to what you need, to confidently use your ballot as your voice.

We invited all nine of our candidates to share with us their vision, values, experience, benchmarks and housing policy.

In the order they appear on the ballot paper:

Derek Hardman - Indigenous-Aboriginal Party of Australia (provided apology)

Peter Rothwell - Liberal Democrats

Deborah Swinbourn - Pauline Hanson's One Nation (did not respond)

Mark Coulton - The Nationals

Petrus Van Der Steen - United Australia Party

Stuart Howe - Independent (provided apology)

Jack Ayoub - Labor

Trish Frail - The Greens

Benjamin Fox - Informed Medical Options Party

For official information regarding the 2022 federal election, visit