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Redistributions Are Here Again

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.

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Labor Lines Up for Wollondilly

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

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Lay of the Land

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

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Jones into Outer Shadow Ministry

Throsby Labor MP Stephen Jones has been promoted onto the Opposition’s front bench as Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development and Infrastructure. This is an outer shadow ministry position, chosen at the discretion of new Labor leader Bill Shorten. Mr … Continue reading

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Candidate Thankyous

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

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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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Legs 11 in Throsby

The Australian Electoral Commission has revealed a total of 11 candidates have nominated for the seat of Throsby at next month’s federal election following the close of nominations this week. The candidates are, in the order they will appear on … 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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