Bega By-Election: Candidate Positions on Key Issues

Based on a survey of essential workers, we identified five key issues at this Bega By-Election. Then we worked out which two candidates for Bega were likely to gain the most votes – it is Michael Holland (Labor) and Fiona Kotvojs (Liberal). We reviewed their policies or the policies of the political party they represent. The table below shows the results.

Michael HollandFiona Kotvojs
Supports good wages and conditions for healthcare workersYESNO
Supports strong workplace health and safety laws to prevent COVID-19 spread or workplace deathsYESNO
Supports free and accessible rapid antigen testsYESNO
Supports secure jobs that provide stability and allow people to plan for the futureYESNO
Supports Wage Theft laws in NSWYESNO