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Snubbing the trend that saw the Liberal party re-elected Gilmore's Labor Candidate Fiona Phillips won the seat on Saturday To see the break down of the electorate and how each polling booth voted visit the TALLY ROOM HERE #Weekly #BatemansBay #Moruya #LocalStateFederal #Federal #Paper #latest
The majority of Australia have voted and the Liberals have won.
Over the past month or so their media releases, their radio interviews and their candidate forums have all come with the same catchcry of "A re-elected Coalition Government [insert promise].....
Now is the time to reflect on those Liberal promises made by the Liberal Candidate for Gilmore, Warren Mundine:
May 16th: A re-elected Coalition Government will deliver the Milton-Ulladulla Bypass as part of the $1.43
Just before Easter when strong winds whipped through a logged compartment bringing trees down over the Corn Trail walkers on the Corn Trail were injured as they tried to find their way over and through the fallen trees. Friends of the Mongarlowe River (FMR) have been calling for immediate stop work orders in the Corn Trail Forest since before the NSW State election, presenting solid evidence to the Deputy Premier, John Barilaro, Gabrielle Upton (Environment), Paul Toole (Fore
The Greens candidate for the seat of Eden-Monaro, Pat McGinlay, says older Australians have been let down by the current national government, which has failed to ensure they have access to safe, affordable care. "This is of particular concern in Eden-Monaro with a higher proportion of older people than the national average and people living in numerous small communities with limited health and care services," Mr McGinlay said. "The Greens have committed to an initial investme
Preference deals could be crucial in determining the result of the federal election and the seat of Gilmore.
Look at the deals being done by Warren Mundine with the Nationals leaving ex-Liberal, now independent, Grant Schultz down at the bottom with the Greens with a Christian Democrat who actually lives in Bankstown ranked higher. Above: some of the preference voting instructions from our local candidates Meanwhile the United Australia Party are doing sweet deals with the
In a media release issued this week Harriett Swift, Deputy Convener of the South East Region Conservation Alliance (SERCA) says "The Labor policy statement on forests, released today (Wednesday 1 May 2019) is a total sell out to its industry and union backers".
“The entire statement avoids any reference to woodchipping, fails to differentiate between native forest and plantation logging and makes no substantive commitments to protecting the environment.
“A Senate Committe
The Batemans Bay Chamber hosted a business breakfast for members and Warren Mundine (Lib.), Katrina Hodgkinson (NPA) and Fiona Phillips (Lab.), at the Soldiers Club on Tuesday, 30 April. Each political guest was allowed several minutes to present their credentials and their vision for the Eurobodalla Shire. Following each presentation, members were invited to ask questions. Chamber President was MC and presented statistics that dramatically underlined the employment and econo
Warren Mundine has revealed his How to Vote ahead of the pre-poll booths opening in the Eurobodalla next Monday
True to their word Warren is encouraging a voters to give their first preferences to the United Australia Party in the Senate however at a local level he is giving his Number 2 to the Nationals and putting United Australia Party candidate Milton Leslight 3rd.
Of interest is to see his next choice being Serah Kolukulapally Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile
The Beagle Editor, Returning home to Goulburn for Easter and having a little time out to catch up on the news I was interested to see what Hume's MP, the Hon Angus Taylor, Minister for Energy, might have to say about the most pressing issue of our time: climate change. Devastatingly little. Despite being in a position to inspire us with hope of a bipartisan energy revolution consisting of heavy backing for renewables and electric cars, he seems more concerned with dealing in
“Old people arrive early,” I am fond of saying to my wife as she persists in the view that it takes at least 20 minutes longer to get anywhere than Google Maps says. As I approach my eighth decade on this planet, I am determined that I should not be taken to be an old person and therefore do my best to arrive to things on time. I was challenged, therefore, when my illustrious editor cautioned me to arrive at the Meet the Candidates Forum at 1830 for a 1900 start. “What am I g
In a statement on Preference Recommendations from The Greens candidate for Eden-Monaro, Mr Pat McGinlay he advises that The Greens in Eden-Monaro are recommending that electors vote 1 for The Greens and then 2 for ALP candidate Mike Kelly to ensure a change of government on 18 May 2019. The Greens candidate, Pat McGinlay, said "voters who understand the urgency of taking real action on climate change, enacting strong environmental laws, and creating a truly fair nation should
Six of the seven candidates standing for Gilmore came together under one roof tonight to present themselves to the electorate in a Question and Answer session hosted by the Tuross Head Progress Association
The two hour session started out with an introduction in turn of each of the candidates that then turned to the questions that had been provided to each for consideration at reply.
Attending were Right to Left in the photos below:
Fiona Philips – Labor Candidate for
In the lead up to the Federal Election Kathryn Maxwell, Chair, South Coast Health and Sustainability Alliance (SHASA) explores changes to the Climate harming food production Since World War II we have had a reliable supply of food, with crop yields growing rapidly. That climb, however, is now stalling due to the impact of rising heat and more punishing droughts. In Australia temperatures have already increased by an average 1 degree and rainfall has declined by about 30%. Acr
Three former federal members for Gilmore have thrown their support behind Nationals candidate Katrina Hodgkinson. Above (right to left) John Sharp, Jo Gash and retiring member Ann Sudamalis endorsed the former NSW Minister at Ms Hodgkinson’s campaign office on Tuesday. “Katrina is hands down one of the best local members we have seen in this state and I am thrilled for the people of Gilmore that she wants to represent the community in the next federal parliament,” said Ms Gas
In a statement this week Local Labor Candidate for Gilmore, Fiona Philips said that a Shorten Labor Government will create a new, to deliver early intervention mental health services for those aged 12 to 25 years. Above: Making the announcement for a full headspace centre in Batemans Bay to deliver early intervention mental health services for those aged 12 to 25 years were Senator Deborah O’Neill Shadow Assistant Minister For Innovation Shadow Assistant Minister For Mental
Eden-Monaro 1. covers 41,617 square kilometres in the south-east corner of NSW, completely surrounding the ACT.
On the South Cost is spans from the southern shores of Tuross Lake and the Tuross River to the Victorian Border that includes Bodalla, Potato Point, Nerrigundah, Dalmeny, Kianga, Narooma, Mystery Bay, The Tilbas and Akolele in the Eurobodalla shire region
The seat has been with Mike Kelly (Labor) since 2016, having previously represented the seat from 2007-2013
Milton Leslight of Batemans Bay will be contesting the seat of Gilmore for the United Australia Party Team
In the media release introducing Milton Leslight as a candidate it advises that "when elected Milton will with relentless determination fight for the community in the South Coast of NSW. Milton will stand shoulder to shoulder with internationally renowned and businessman Clive Palmer to make Australia a great country again. These two gentlemen share the common concer
The ballot paper for Gilmore was drawn today with the Greens drawing position 1 on the voting slip 1. MCCALLUM, Carmel Greens
2. SCHULTZ, Grant Independent
3. LESLIGHT Milton United Australia Party 4. PHILLIPS, Fiona Australian Labor Party
5. KOLUKULAPALLY Serah Christian Democratic Party 6 HODGKINSON, Katrina The Nationals
7. MUNDINE, Warren Liberal Party Image: Twitter @rockdad83
Meet the candidates:
Carmel McCallum Greens
McCallum grew in Campbelltown, the elde
Tuross Head Progress Association are hosting a Meet The Candidates Community Forum at 7pm 29th on April 2019 at the Kyla Hall, Tuross Head The following preliminary Questions for Candidates have been sent to those candidates attending to be answered at the Forum : Hospitals & Health.
There are two aged hospitals in Eurobodalla Shire, both send patients away for treatment elsewhere at great cost and inconvenience. What are your proposals to support State G
The Beagle Editor There’s been substantial lobbying to improve the Princes Highway and duplicate it through to the Victorian Border with the provision of several town Bypasses along the route.
At the recent State Government elections out local member the Hon. Andrew Constance along with others commented on the Princes Highway and its poor standard.
Andrew Constance and the NSW Premier visited the area making comments and promises about the Princes Highway in the Eurobodal
In a media release from Gilmore Liberal Candidate Warren Mundine titled "GILMORE CAN’T TRUST LABOR" he writes" "Yesterday we saw why Australians can’t trust Bill Shorten and Labor.
“Bill Shorten couldn’t even answer a simple question about the economic cost of Labor’s
Emissions Reduction Target and how Labor will achieve it. He spluttered and waffled and
then asked for a new question,” Warren Mundine, Liberal Candidate for Gilmore said
“The fact is independent modelling
In a Labor media release issued today by Anthony Albanese, Mike Kelly and Fiona Phillips the three state that a Shorten Labor Government “will accelerate safety upgrades to the Princes Highway south of Nowra by bringing forward $100 million in federal funding and investing it in this road much sooner than would be the case under a re-elected Morrison Government.” The media release goes on to say “All up, a Shorten Labor Government will invest $150 million over the next four y
Spokesperson for the South East Region Conservation Alliance (SERCA), Harriett Swift is warning voters: “Be prepared to hear grossly inflated job figures and wildly exaggerated figures on claimed economic benefits of the woodchipping industry and over use of terms like sustainable and carbon positive.”
"The logging industry lobby group, Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) has just nominated Eden-Monaro as one of its target electorates. Conservationists are aler