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.
Category Archives: 2015 State Election
By our count, three of six candidates on today’s ballot paper for the electorate of Wollondilly live outside the electorate.
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
The redistribution of the electorate of Wollondilly, finalised last year, represents a homecoming of sorts for incumbent Liberal MP Jai Rowell.
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
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
The NSW Electoral Commission has announced the final determinations of the NSW redistribution. The new boundaries will take effect for state elections from the March 2015 election. Changes to the Southern Highlands electorates of Goulburn and Wollondilly are largely in … Continue reading
The NSW electoral redistribution process has entered its endgame phase with the release of proposed names and boundaries due to take effect at the 2015 election. The major change in the local region is the boundary between the electorates of … Continue reading
Two very different government processes with potentially deep implications for governance in the Southern Highlands are underway at the moment. The first is the Independent Local Government Review while the second is the Electoral Boundaries Redistribution. Here is a brief primer … Continue reading