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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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A Restive Shire

A little over a year into a new term, and calls have been growing for the Wingecarribee Shire Council to be sacked. Weekly, acrimonious relationships between councillors and staff, between councillors and councillors, and between councillors and failed candidates play … 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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John Howard Visits Bowral

Former Prime Minister John Howard visited Bowral last week to support Larissa Mallinson, the Liberal candidate for Throsby. A local YouTube channel has posted a video featuring Mr Howard, Ms Mallinson and state MP Pru Goward.

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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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