FOWLER has been a safe Labor seat since its creation in 1984.
But that isn’t stopping Liberal candidate Andrew Nguyen from working to unsaddle incumbent Labor MP Chris Hayes.
Mr Nguyen has lived in Fowler for 25 years. He’s raised his children locally and has served as a local councillor.
Trained as a builder and surveyor, Mr Nguyen has also worked as a bilingual teacher.
He has served on the board of the South West Area Health Service and the South West Sydney Institute of TAFE Council.
He says he wants to put his experience to use to be a strong advocate for the community.
Mr Nguyen says he is fighting for action on the issues that affect residents’ day-to-day life including road and traffic congestion, adequate resourcing of local health and mental health services like those at Fairfield and Liverpool hospitals and improving job opportunities for Australia’s future generations.
‘‘When I talk to voters, the issues that are continually raised with me are the cost of living pressures and helping small business,’’ he said.
‘‘One way to immediately reduce pressure on bottom lines and help small business to grow is to scrap the carbon tax.