Julie Matheson

Former Subiaco Councillor | Certified Financial Planner | Western Australia Party Leader

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Certified Financial Planner

Julie is one of more than 190,000 Certified Financial Planners (CFP) recognised in 27 countries.  The Financial Planning Association (FPA) is sole provider of the CFP designation in Australia and Julie is one of the founding members (1989) and former Director and Board Member (2006-2016).  Julie is a business adviser to advisers and their clients.  Read more >

Former Councillor and Local Government expert

As a Subiaco Councillor (2011-2019) Julie was instrumental in changing the Development Assessment Panels (DAP) after she launched the Scrap the DAP campaign in 2012.  Julie was awarded the WA Local Government Merit Award (2016) for distinguished service to the community through the local government of Subiaco and has successfully challenged the Department of Local Government’s Standard Panel and the advice of a local government CEO in the State Administrative Tribunal (2020).  Read more >

Leader of the Western Australia Party

Julie founded the Western Australia Party in 2016 to make policy in the best interests of Western Australia and to grow WA as the economic powerhouse of Australia. Julie applies her Political Science and International Relations degree from UWA to provide political advice and lobby governments.  Read more >

UWA Convocation Council

Julie was popularly elected to Convocation Council in 2016 and 2019.  Since 1914 UWA graduates are automatically granted life-time membership of Convocation which is the organisation established by the Act to form the electorate for the University. Julie is the current Treasurer and volunteers her time to help manage Convocation’s finances.  Read more >

Julie’s Publications

Julie writes a regular newsletter on local government/WA planning controls and publishes content on websites to help people connect with a community of interest. You’re welcome click and follow these websites:

Port Hedland Now – a website for anyone interested in the history of mining and the Pilbara

Pioneers of Pilbara football – a blog on the pioneers the made football great in the Pilbara.

Scrap the DAP – a blog on communities affected by WA planning controls in the Perth Metro area and beyond.

Subi News – a newsletter on local government and planning and development issues in Subiaco and Perth.

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Julie's campaign for Subiaco Oval

Get on board to restore and promote Subiaco Oval’s heritage

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