Candidates

Western Australia

Tibor Meszaros

Tibor Meszaros


Since 1972 Tibor worked as an oil and gas technician, drilling and onshore productions.
In 1977 with a Diploma in TV Production, Tibor took up a role as Producer for Hungarian National Television until moving to Western Australia in 1982, where he studied film & television and history at Murdoch University which he successfully completed in 1986.
Through 1987 to 1991 Tibor worked for Soundstage Australia and then Soundstage International as Producer and Head of Production working on the development and marketing of television projects and international feature films.
Based in Europe in 1991 he set up an animation company which catered for major production houses throughout Europe.
Returning to Western Australia in 1995 Tibor established ICA, a company which made children’s programs.
From 2000 he worked in the community TV sector producing many hours of television programs for Fox and Free to Air.
In 2008 Tibor, with a handful of others, successfully tendered and won the Community Television licence, Channel 44 for West TV limited. With a position on the board of West TV Tibor’s roles also include Secretary, General Manager, Director of Programing and Distribution.
Over the years Tibor has been recognised by his peers with a number of industry awards including 6 National and 2 Western Australian screen awards. The latest a WASA Award for Best Live Television Program in 2013.

Lucy Nicol

Lucy Nicol


Lucy Nicol is a conduit for the Western Australian communities, working as an investigative journalist for West TV (WTV). WTV is a not-for-profit community television station that is broadcast free-to-air on Channel 44. Lucy has presented political stories for WTV from inside Federal Parliament in Canberra, and also at the Parliament of Western Australia. Recently, Lucy covered the WA Supreme Court case Steve Marsh v Michael Baxter regarding genetically modified crops.
Lucy completed her Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Western Australia. She has a double major in Corporate Finance and Marketing as well as a double minor in Financial Accounting and Business Law. During her degree she spent a semester studying cross-institutionally at the University of Sydney.
Upon graduation, Lucy worked for the late Senator Judith Adams. During this time she worked on the Senate inquiries: “The Social and Economic Effects of Rural Wind Farms” and “Improvements in Animal Welfare for Australian Live Exports” which both attracted a flurry of controversial media attention. Lucy’s strong belief in giving voice to communities through independent media has led her to stand as a senate candidate with the WikiLeaks Party.