Category Archives: Voting

An Interview with Mandarin Beats

The ‘Mandarin Beats’ host – Hui-Lin Tan, is one of the new multilingual generations of young pioneers, who believes in marrying social media platform with the traditional radio world to bring them collectively to another level.

Henry was invited to do an interview with Hui Lin – listen to the Soundcloud link below for more information on Family First’s North Metro Candidate this election.

“At Family First, we believe that essential things we look for are a good job, a house, good education, a safe environment, and opportunities for growth. We emphasise a lot on values like respect for others, compassion and courage”. – Henry Heng

Why Vote for Family First?

Steve Penny explains why in his post.

“With another election only weeks away in 2016, the dilemma over who to vote for has never been greater. As Christians we are urged to take the choosing of our national leadership very seriously, and to then pray for the elected parliaments to govern our nation with wisdom and integrity. In the Bible we read of God’s people being enslaved to two political systems in their Old Testament history:

CAPTIVITY ONE – The Egyptian political system

Egypt fought their wars, enslaved their captives and possessed lands from a materialistic mindset or culture. They represent the right wing of politics: those who fight for the top end of town, for big business and prosperity for the smart and strong.

CAPTIVITY TWO – The Babylonian/Assyrian political system

The Assyrians fought their wars for a totally different reason. They desired to conquer and conform all other cultures to their one true belief system. They represent the left wing of politics, where socialism and the rights of the minorities, no matter how distorted they may be from normality or accepted social norms, become their primary focus.

Over the past decade or so we have witnessed the left of Australian politics trying to move toward the right and be the same as their enemies on the right. This did not work and threw the Lefties into a tailspin, with bloodletting and leadership changes becoming almost a daily occurrence.

However in more recent times, particularly with the Malcolm Turnbull coup to become Prime Minister, we now have a supposed right wing political party hell bent on becoming a left wing socialist movement.

The disgrace of Turnbull now acquiescing to every squeaky wheel of modern lunacy and radical extremism, means that any upright moral person with convictions regarding faith and family is now forced to look beyond these two major parties.

I am therefore forced to vote for parties that represent the moral convictions that I hold dear for my nation.

FAMILY FIRST cannot win the election and become our preferred political party in government. However, if enough people vote for their local Family First candidate, the party may accrue sufficient votes to have a person, or persons, elected to the Senate. The Senate is where all issues and legislation must ultimately be approved or rejected. I do not want a representative from the Greens or other minor cause-driven groups to be the controlling vote in the Senate.

I am praying for the Christian voice to be heard and seen through our vote at this year’s election. May God give us grace and courage to stand for what we know and believe to be the only hope for our great nation.

God Bless Australia.”

Excited to be featured on ABC News

WA election: Meet the micro party candidates most likely to win seats
By Laura Gartry

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“Born in Singapore, conservative Christian Henry Heng, 61, owns a successful bottled water business in Perth’s north.

Despite never setting foot inside WA’s Parliament House, he is no stranger to elections, running in the last state election and three federal polls. Mr Heng has a strong chance of being elected in the region, as the Liberal Party has preferenced him first, above One Nation.

He is a long-term member of the evangelical Grace City Church in Osborne Park, which he said was the main reason he chose to migrate to Perth 21 years ago.

Mr Heng’s top priorities are job creation, housing affordability and stimulating the economy. But it is his party’s social policies that have attracted attention in the past, including its views on divorce, same-sex marriage and blended families.

Family First claims there are many detrimental factors associated with de facto living arrangements and divorce.

“Parental divorce reduces the likelihood that children will graduate from college, and achieve high-status jobs,” the WA website states.

“Marriage appears to reduce the risk that children and adults will be either perpetrators or victims of crime.

“Children who live with their own two married parents enjoy better physical health, on average, than children in other family forms.”

But when these claims were raised with Mr Heng, he said he did not support them.

Mr Heng said while he believed “strengthening the family unit is good for the children”, he acknowledged divorce was inevitable when a relationship had broken down.

“I will certainly take that up with the federal office because unless I see statistics on that, I’m not convinced … I will definitely get that looked into,” he said.”

The article can be found here.

 

The Heng Effect

“The Heng Effect” – a term coined by WAtoday in an article published yesterday.

Let’s hope that this particular Heng has made an effect as voting starts today. Yes, it is the BIG DAY so everyone make your way to the polling booths and fill out those numbers.

Spot the Family First team, making their rounds in bright orange shirts. They are friendly, say hello. You can perhaps even sing the jingle to them – might brighten up their day.

For those supporters of Henry Heng and the policies that he stands for, here’s how to vote:

Vote4Henry

NORTH METROPOLITAN REGION ELECTORAL DISTRICTS: Balcatta, Butler, Carine, Churchlands, Cottesloe, Girrawheen, Hillarys, Joondalup, Kingsley, Nedlands, Ocean Reef, Perth, Scarborough, Wanneroo

Thanks a lot for your support, and let’s start getting these elections rolling!