Greens’ Braddon candidate 

Politics. The Tasmanian Greens has announced Jarrod Edwards will stand for the seat of Braddon at the upcoming by-election.  Mr Edwards was named Tasmania’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year in 2016. He is an Indigenous ranger who is responsible for the Preminghana Indigenous Protected Area.  “I am passionate about protecting cultural heritage, defending …

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By-election beckons

Politics. Braddon is preparing for a federal by-election with familiar faces set to contest the seat. The by-election was announced following Labor MP Justine Keay’s resignation from the House of Representatives in light of the High Court’s decision regarding her dual citizenship. Ms Keay, who is a seventh generation Tasmanian, made arrangements to renounce her …

4 months ago 0

Braddon recount

Result. Shane Broad, of the Australian Labor Party, has been elected as Member of the House of Assembly for the division of Braddon until the next general election. A recount to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Bryan Green was underway earlier this week with six candidates consenting for the recount. They were Benji …

1 year ago
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Keay for Circular Head

Politics. Justine Keay is Circular Head’s new representative in the federal parliament after winning the seat of Braddon at the weekend’s election. Ms Keay said she felt humbled and privileged to take on the role and committed to working as hard as she can for the Circular Head community and Braddon as a whole. “I …

2 years ago

Waterfront’s rockwall

Announcement. The Smithton foreshore is the focus of a $250,000 election promise from Federal Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley. If re-elected, a Turnbull Liberal government will provide funds to construct the Eastern Foreshore Rockwall in Smithton. Mr Whiteley said that the project will allow Circular Head Council to develop the area as a community recreation …

2 years ago

Honouring our history

Service. A section of wall at Smithon RSL is set to be transformed into a new display cabinet for wartime memorabilia. As part of the Federal Government’s ‘Saluting their Service’ fund, a $2258 grant was announced by Federal Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley last Wednesday, which will go towards the demolition process and construction of …

4 years ago

State Election Feature – Palmer United Party

1. Discuss your policies which relate specifically to Circular Head. 2. If elected, what would be the first thing you do for Circular Head? 3. What sets you apart from other candidates in this election? Questions one and two on behalf of Kevin Deakin, PUP team leader The main thing I want to share with …

5 years ago
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State Election Feature – Independent

1. Discuss your policies which relate specifically to Circular Head. 2. If elected, what would be the first thing you do for Circular Head? 3. What sets you apart from other candidates in this election? Mick Anderson The talk of majority government has some truth circulating with a lot of nonsense. Tasmania needs smart, sensible …

5 years ago

State Election Feature – Greens Party

1. Discuss your policies which relate specifically to Circular Head. 2. If elected, what would be the first thing you do for Circular Head? 3. What sets you apart from other candidates in this election? Questions one and two – Paul ‘Basil’ O’Halloran (on behalf of Greens) 1. The Tasmanian Greens’ policies on agriculture, tourism, …

5 years ago

State Election Feature – Labor Party

1. Discuss your policies which relate specifically to Circular Head. 2. If elected, what would be the first thing you do for Circular Head? 3. What sets you apart from other candidates in this election? Brenton Best 1.       Jobs, opportunity and putting people first are the most important values an MP can uphold for the …

5 years ago