Halloween fundraiser a chance to help Perth MLA raise ‘one million dollars’


John Carey with is dog Chewie, is holding his second annual Halloween party fundraiser. Last year he was Edward Scissorhands, this year he will be Dr Evil. Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au d474780
John Carey with is dog Chewie, is holding his second annual Halloween party fundraiser. Last year he was Edward Scissorhands, this year he will be Dr Evil. Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au d474780

PERTH MLA John Carey is all about “taking the Mickey” out of himself.

After last year dressing up as Edward Scissorhands for his Halloween campaign fundraiser , Mr Carey will this month ham it up as Dr Evil, the villain from the Austin Powers films.

This year’s theme is good versus evil, with a West Perth studio being transformed into heaven and hell.

“I know it is not typical for a politician to dress up but I have different fundraising techniques,” he said.

“I don’t think politicians should take themselves too seriously; we have a serious job but you cant live in a bubble, you have got to mix it up.”

Mr Carey said it was never too early to fundraise for the 2021 election.

“The next election seems like a long way, but they are deeply expensive,” he said.

What: Halloween warehouse party fundraiser
When: Saturday, October 28 from 7pm
Where: Fridays Studio, 13 Old Aberdeen Place, West Perth
Tickets: $66 at https://www.trybooking.com/RSFG

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