THE GREENS ELECTION CAMPAIGN NEEDS YOUR HELP QUICKLY!!!

As you all know, the Federal Election will be held on SATURDAY, 21st AUGUST – ONLY FIVE WEEKS AWAY!!!

The following Greens candidates are standing in Newcastle/Lake Macquarie seats:

Newcastle: MICHAEL OSBORNE
Shortland: PHILLIPA PARSONS
Charlton: LYNDEN JACOBI

We hope to have a Greens campaign office up and running in the Newcastle CBD, or nearby, within a week – and to be able to begin phoning all our members and supporters soon after, seeking their help with letterboxing, displaying a candidate poster at home, handing out how-to-votes at a local polling booth on Election Day, etc.

With such a short campaign time, it is a very big task for our relatively small team to contact all our potential helpers, to get our leaflets distributed, and to try to cover every polling booth in the three electorates. There is no doubt that the more people we have handing out our How-to-Votes, the greater the chances of getting our No. 1 Senate candidate, Lee Rhiannon, elected to the Senate.

CAN YOU HELP BY VOLUNTEERING TO:

  • staff the office for a few hours, or 1 or more days, for the next four weeks?
  • phone other members/supporters and record their assistance on our computerised database (you’d be shown how to do this)?
  • letterbox in a designated local area?
  • go on a polling booth on Election Day?
  • display a candidate’s poster in your home or shop, if in a prominent position?
  • make a donation to our Campaign Fund?

OR, help in other ways …..

It is very important that you are listed on our Members or Supporters database, otherwise you might not be contacted. To add your name and contact details, please advise us as soon as possible.

To offer your help, just reply to this email, or contact any of the following:

For Newcastle:
Beverley Symons, 4962 2160 or: bevsym@gmail.com

For Lake Macquarie (Charlton and Shortland):
Kerry Suwald, 0425 250 426 or: ksuwald@bigpond.com
Charmian Eckersley, 4970 580 or 0407 730 410 or: charmian.eckersley@gmail.com
Ian McKenzie, 4970 5780 or 0414 682 001 or: ian.mckenzie@pacific.net.au
With thanks for your support.

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