Braddon Shooters, Fishers, Farmers candidate

Politics. The Shooters,  Fishers and Farmers Party has announced Brett Neal will stand as a Candidate for Braddon at the upcoming by-election. Mr Neal is a third generation farmer from Yolla who says the backbone of the state is its regional areas. “Regional and remote Tasmanians are regularly ignored by inner city politics,” he said, …

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Priorities and delivery

Politics. Labor Candidate for Braddon Justine Keay was in Circular Head last week to launch her campaign for the upcoming by-election.  Meeting with voters at Time Out on Emmett in Smithton as well as throughout the region, Ms Keay said these connections are important to her as a representative of the region.  “It’s about the …

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Our Braddon representatives

Politics. We meet the House of Assembly members representing Circular Head for the next four years as determined at the recent election. Returning to their seats in Braddon are the Liberal Party’s Jeremy Rockliff, Adam Brooks and Roger Jaensch, and Shane Broad of the Australian Labor Party. Labor’s Anita Dow, who was Burnie Mayor for …

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Bryan Green resigns

Politics. Labor leader Bryan Green resigned on Friday following two decades of parliamentary service, 16 of which were in government. Mr Green was first elected to state parliament as Labor Member for Braddon in 1998, he then went on to serve in various ministerial roles before becoming Deputy Premier in 2006 and then Opposition Leader …

1 year ago

Mayor’s leave

Politics. Mayor Daryl Quilliam is preparing to take a Leave of Absence from Circular Head Council as the 2017 Legislative Council Election draws closer. Cr Quilliam will stand for the seat of Murchison, currently held by Independent MLC Ruth Forrest who will look to remain in her seat. Nominations for candidacy will open on Monday April …

1 year ago

Waterman joins Lambie’s JLN

Politics. Senator Jacqui Lambie has announced Robert Waterman as a Tasmanian Senate candidate for her independent party. Mr Waterman, who is the chief executive officer of Smithton’s Rural Health Tasmania, said he joined the Jacqui Lambie Network to fight for a “better future for our children”. “We need to do more to prevent issues like …

3 years ago

Libs’ local connection

Expansion. The Tasmanian Liberal Party officially opened its new office in Smithton on Tuesday following Braddon MP Joan Rylah’s announcement earlier this year. Premier Will Hodgman led formal proceedings inside the Emmett Street building, joined by his newly elected Braddon team of Mrs Rylah, Adam Brooks, Jeremy Rockliff and Roger Jeansch in cutting a cake …

4 years ago
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On the couch with the Liberals

Politics. Three local identities will have questions fired at them this Friday night, in the lead up to this year’s election. On the Couch with Michael Hardy, Wendy Schoenmaker and Graeme Drake will see Liberal candidate for Braddon, Brett Whiteley, interview the three locals. “I have to understand what is going on in the community,” Mr …

5 years ago