The Australian today has a detailed analysis by Peter Van Onselen on the rolling Liberal pre-selection ructions which have threatened Hume Liberal MP Angus Taylor.
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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”.
The Australian Electoral Commission has released proposals for the redistribution of New South Wales electorates, as part of it’s regular review to ensure citizens around the country have equally valuable votes.
Politicians across the spectrum have paid tribute to former Hume MP Alby Schultz, who died last month aged 76. In Parliament yesterday, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Mr Schultz was “one of the great characters”.
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
Taken from their Facebook pages, here are thank you messages from the various candidates of Hume and Throsby following the election. Stephen Jones, Labor, Throsby: Big thanks to the people of Throsby for again endorsing me as your federal member. … Continue reading
The Bundanoon Community Association have hosted a Hume candidates’ forum in Bundanoon, at which the candidates addressed a variety of national and local policy issues. Six of the nine candidates contesting the seat attended the forum, which allowed them an … Continue reading
Highlands Votes has received a bit of criticism in the inbox, courtesy of an individual who would rather not provide his or her name. I thought it only fair to address this criticism out in the open for all to … Continue reading
The Labor Party has announced it’s candidate for the seat of Hume will be Yass businessman Michael Pilbrow. He joins four other candidates, including Liberal Angus Taylor, Katter’s Australian Party candidate Bruce Nicholson, Adrian van der Byl for the Christian … Continue reading
Prime Minister Julia Gillard today announced the 2013 election will be held on September 14, nearly nine months away. With the date now set, attention can fully turn to the local seats. The two seats of most interest locally are … Continue reading