Austria, Bernard Fernandez (PDS)

Austria, Bernard Fernandez (PDS)

PERSONAL DETAILS
Age: 48
Place of Residence: Quezon City 
Political Party: Partido Demokratiko Sosyalista ng Pilipinas
Incumbent Senator: No
Terms as Senator: N/A
SALIENT ISSUES AND POSITION
Lowering of the minimum age of criminal responsibility: against
Contractualization: against
POLICY FOCUS/PLATFORMS
Labor justice
Agrarian reform and rural development
Enhanced universal health care
Quality education for all
Authentic politics
Rationalization of land use plan
Patriotism and citizens-army building
EDUCATION
Primary: N/A
Secondary: N/A
Tertiary: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Philippine School of Business Administration
Graduate Studies: N/A
Honorary Degrees: N/A
Others: N/A
AFFILIATIONS
Chairman, Partido Demokratiko Sosyalista ng Pilipinas - Quezon City Chapter
Vice President for Political Action, Philippine Association of Free Labor Unions - Lakas Manggagawa Labor Center (PAFLU-LMLC)
Founding President, Alyansa ng Nagkakaisang Kabataan ng Sambayanan para sa Kaunlaran (ANAKBAYAN)
Co-founder, Kalinga ng Lungsod Quezon, Inc (KALINGA)
GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE
Executive
Consultant, Secretary Norberto Gonzales, Office of the Presidential Adviser for Special Concerns (OPASC)
Legislative
Operation Head, Office of Congressman Winnie Castelo
Judiciary
N/A
Local Government
Operation Head, Office of the City Councilor Bobby Castelo (Quezon City)
Legislative Staff, Office of the City Councilor Bobby Castelo (Quezon City)
SOURCES
Esguerra, Ian. (2019, Jan. 31). Final list of senatorial candidates in May 2019 polls down to 63. Additional 13 names removed [Twitter post]. Retrieved from https://twitter.com/IanEsguerra/status/1090853292664446976
DZMM TeleRadyo. (2019, Feb. 12). Austria sa kontraktuwalisasyon: Importanteng merong security of tenure at living wage. Review-hin ang batas, lalo na ang Labor Code, at magsulong tayo ng bagong batas #DZMMIkawNaBa #Halalan2019 [Twitter post]. Retrieved from https://twitter.com/DZMMTeleRadyo/status/1095250025666404352
DZMM TeleRadyo. (2019, Feb. 12). Austria sa pagbaba sa MACR: Ako ay tutol. Dapat 'yong age 18. Isipin mo kung masasabihang kriminal ang gano'ng edad. #DZMMIkawNaBa #Halalan2019 [Twitter post]. Retrieved from https://twitter.com/DZMMTeleRadyo/status/1095245890615369728
News5Everywhere. (2019, Mar. 19). BERNARD AUSTRIA [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86nBxhg1ayI
Bernard Fernandez Austria for Senator Movement. (2019, Feb. 25). BERNARD FERNANDEZ AUSTRIA [Facebook Status Update]. Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/13.AUSTRIABernardFernandezForSenatorMovement/posts/315883579131325?sfnsw=cl
Bernard Fernandez Austria for Senator Movement. (2019, Feb. 25). Authentic Politics is what we need today! [Facebook Status Update]. Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/13.AUSTRIABernardFernandezForSenatorMovement/posts/318178698901813?sfnsw=cl

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