Stewart promises to bring honesty, integrity and common sense to Federal Parliament. He has a broad range of experience having worked in the State Government for 13 years as accountant of the National Gallery of Victoria and as a financial accountant in the Treasury.

He has also worked extensively in financial management and general management. Stewart started and operated his own business in retail for six years as well as an independent real estate agency which he operated for four years. He also started a mortgage broking business 18 years ago which he continues to run.