Annings bankrupt candidate ineligible – The Australian
Far-right senator Fraser Annings candidate for the Victorian seat of Bendigo is an undischarged bankrupt, making her ineligible to nominate for the May 18 federal election.
Former Bendigo councillor Julie Hoskin formally nominated for the central Victorian lower house seat yesterday, having completed the Australian Electoral Commissions new qualification checklist relating to section 44 of the Constitution, which required her to tick a box saying she was not currently an undischarged bankrupt or insolvent.
However, the anti-mosque campaigners trustee, RSM Australia partner David Kerr, confirmed to The Australian last night that she remained an undischarged bankrupt.
Yes, she is, he said.
She has lodged an appeal against the sequestr…