Australian Liberty Alliance

Australian Liberty Alliance
Abbreviation ALA
President Debbie Robinson
Secretary Ralf Schumann
Founded 2015 (2015)
Ideology Conservatism
Economic liberalism
Fiscal conservatism
Right-wing populism
Political position Right-wing to Far-right
Colours              Red, White, Blue

The Australian Liberty Alliance (ALA) is a minor political party in Australia that opposes Muslim immigration.[1][2] The party was registered with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) on 28 July 2015.[3]

The party held its official launch on 19 October 2015 at a secret location in Perth, Western Australia, with Dutch politician Geert Wilders as the keynote speaker.[4]

2016 federal election

In May 2016 the party endorsed Angry Anderson as a candidate for the Senate representing New South Wales at the 2016 federal election.[1][2] Anderson was the second name for the party on the ballot paper. The party fielded 13 senate candidates in all six states and 10 candidates in three states for seats in the House of Representatives in the 2016 election.[5] The party won 0.74% of the primary vote (102,982 votes) in the Senate[6] and 0.19% of the primary vote (25,337 votes) in the House of Representatives.[7]

Platform and ideology

The party released a manifesto listing over twenty key policy areas, including "smaller smarter government, integration over separation, real reconciliation: no place for apartheid in Australia". However, the party's criticism of Islam has drawn the most attention. That includes the party's pledge to "stop the Islamisation of Australia".[8] The manifesto calls for a ten-year moratorium on residency visas for immigrants from Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member countries, excluding persecuted non-Muslim minorities from such countries. It also calls for restrictions to be placed on mosques in Australia.[9]


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