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Diversity, Highlands Style

All candidates for the upcoming Wingecarribee Shire Council election next month are now known, and there are a few surprises in the final washup. Here’s what we found: The Mayor Ken Halstead has not renominated, while former Mayor Duncan Gair … Continue reading

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Candidates Online

Given the acclaimed role of the internet in promoting the free flow of information, it is surprising that so few of Wingecarribee’s Councillors or candidates for Council embrace its power. At the 2008 election, social media was still nascent (Twitter … Continue reading

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Start Your Engines

The NSW Local Government elections happen in September this year and candidates have already begun to emerge. There are three Councils I’m usually interested in: Wingecarribee; Wollondilly; and Wollongong. Of those three, Wollongong has recently had elections after several years … Continue reading

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