Category Archives: Elections

SMH Publishes Rumours of Liberal Pre-Selection Challenges

In an emotive and hyperbolic article, the Sydney Morning Herald writes that various factions of the Liberal Party are planning pre-selection challenges against “half-a-dozen high profile federal MPs in NSW”. 

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Rowell, Hodgkinson Dumped In Ministerial Reshuffle

The newly re-elected members for Cootamundra and Wollondilly – Katrina Hodgkinson and Jai Rowell – have been dumped from Mike Baird’s new cabinet, reports The Sydney Morning Herald. 

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Turland’s Name Change

Voters in the Wingecarribee Shire may soon be asked whether the Shire’s should be changed to Southern Highlands. At tonight’s meeting, Councillor Garry Turland will move: THAT Council request the NSW State Government and the Electoral Commission to allow Council to … Continue reading

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Meet Jai Rowell

The redistribution of the electorate of Wollondilly, finalised last year, represents a homecoming of sorts for incumbent Liberal MP Jai Rowell.

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Labor Lines Up for Wollondilly

Quietly pre-selected five months ago, Labor’s candidate for Wollondilly at March’s state election is finding his feet on the Hustings. Ciaran (pronounced Kieran) O’Brien’s corflutes have started to appear across the electorate and he’s been going along to community events as … Continue reading

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Lay of the Land

One year on from the election of the Abbott government and our local MPs are firmly ensconced in their new jobs. Throsby’s Stephen Jones is now in his second term and rising through the Opposition ranks and is currently Assistant … Continue reading

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