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About us


Our purpose

​Voices of Bradfield calls for integrity and effectiveness in Federal politics. We aim to do that by:

  • Selecting and endorsing an independent Federal candidate/member for the seat of Bradfield

  • Supporting the currently endorsed candidate/member as determined in collaboration with them

  • Active advocacy in relation to key Federal issues approved by the membership of the association.

Our organisation

Voices of Bradfield Inc is an independent community non-profit organisation. We are registered with NSW Department of Fair Trading as an Incorporated Association and we comply with all legal requirements of the Department and the AEC.

Our office holders are:

President: Helen Cannon

Vice President: Carolyn Crossman
Treasurer: Madeleine Hobbs

Secretary: Nick O'Brien

Committee Member: Kate Clancy

Committee Member: Danielle Zagel

Committee Member: Indu Balachandran

Special Adviser : Tom Sesselmann

Special Adviser: Ian Palmer

You can find our constitution here.

To join Voices of Bradfield Inc as a Member, please email to request an Application Form.



Media contact: Stuart Crossman - email

For more information on each of us see our Team page.


Our principles

Voices of Bradfield is a community-based organisation committed to these principles:

  • Representative democracy, unencumbered by the strictures of party politics

  • Continuing community engagement

  • Integrity and accountability

  • Honesty, courage and truth

  • Diversity, inclusiveness and respect for all

  • Recognition of the importance of reason and science in public policy


Voices of Bradfield Inc is grateful for any donation, large or small. Donations are not tax deductible.


In compliance with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) we are unable to accept any anonymous donations or donations from a foreign donor. Donations over the disclosure threshold (currently $14,500) will be disclosed to the AEC.



Personal information is collected only when knowingly and voluntarily submitted. Voices of Bradfield (VoB) intends to protect your personal information from being dealt with in any way that is inconsistent with applicable privacy laws in Australia.

Membership of Voices of Bradfield Inc is completely optional. Registration may include submitting your name, email address, address, telephone numbers, options on receiving updates and other information. Voices of Bradfield endeavours to take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information you may transmit to us.

Voices of Bradfield intends to use personal information to communicate with people who are involved with the activities of Voices of Bradfield.

If you have any further queries relating to our Privacy Policy, or have a problem or complaint, please contact us by email.

For more information about privacy issues in Australia and protecting your privacy, visit the office of the Australian Information Commissioner's website:

We acknowledge the help of Voices of North Sydney in setting out this statement.

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