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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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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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ABC Throsby Candidates’ Forum

ABC Illawarra is hosting a series of candidates’ forums this week in Gilmore, Throsby and Cunningham. Details below from ABC journalist Nick McLaren’s Twitter account. ABC #Cunningham election forum, tomorrow 10am, Woonona RSL Club: Sharon Bird, Helen Wilson, Christopher Atlee, … 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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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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Jones threatened by VOFF

The Wollongong-based pressure group Victims of Financial FraudĀ (VOFF) has voted to contest the seat of Throsby at the 2013 election, in a bid to unseat sitting Labor MP Stephen Jones. VOFF was formed last year to argue for compensation for … Continue reading

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Here’s Tony

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

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