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Hume Candidates’ Forum

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

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Copy-Katter

Katter’s Australian Party has taken to labelling certain policies of the major parties “copy-Katter” parties. Here’s Hume KAP candidate Bruce Nicholson taking up that theme. Dear Editor, It is with some bemusement that I see some parties’ promising “copy-Katter” policies … Continue reading

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At the Starting Gate

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has announced that the election will be held on September 7, 2013. Writs will be issued today (August 5), and unenrolled voters have until August 12 to get on the roll. Here’s how the fields look … Continue reading

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King of Throsby

Former Wingecarribee Shire Councillor May King will contest the seat of Throsby for Clive Palmer’s party. Ms King, a one-term member of Council from 2004-2008, is taking on the campaign from her hometown of Wingello, which is actually in the … Continue reading

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Throsby in the Green

The Greens have again selected Shellharbour City Councillor Peter Moran as their candidate for the seat of Throsby at this year’s federal election. Moran contested Throsby at the 2007 and 2010 elections, winning 9.08% and 11.93% of the vote at … Continue reading

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Hume-id

Four candidates for the seat of Hume have so far announced themselves ahead of the expected 2013 Federal election. Labor and the Greens are the notable exceptions. Here’s the field so far: At the head of the pack, Liberal candidate … Continue reading

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Meet the Candidates – Long Post

Bowral Chamber of Commerce hosted a ‘Meet the Candidates’ forum at Bowral Memorial Hall on August 28, 2012. It was a long night and a lot was spoken about. I have collected my tweets from the event in a separate … Continue reading

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What are your views on Coal Seam Gas?

This post is part of our series of questions to 2012 Wingecarribee Shire Council candidates. For more info, visit the original post. Group I – Whipper’s People Power Coal seam Gas poses a significant risk to our Aquifers. The geology … Continue reading

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What are your views on mining in the Shire?

This post is part of our series of questions to 2012 Wingecarribee Shire Council candidates. For more info, visit the original post. Group I – Whipper’s People Power I support Council’s current position and oppose all Longwall mining, Coal Seam … Continue reading

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