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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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.
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
This post contains information on voting in the Southern Highlands parts of the seats of Hume and Throsby, including pre-poll or early voting. Throsby Pre-Poll Pre-polling will be available for Throsby at Bowral, Dapto, Warilla and Wollongong. Details for the … 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
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
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
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
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