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MICHAEL OSBORNE – GREENS for NEWCASTLE

Michael Osborne is the Greens candidate for Newcastle in the 2010 election. He’s been a councillor on Newcastle Council since March 2004 and has served as Deputy Lord Mayor in 2005, 2008 and 2009. He has advocated for the rights … Continue reading

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PHILLIPA PARSONS – GREENS for SHORTLAND

Phillipa Parsons is the Greens candidate for Shortland. She is married with three children and has lived in Charlestown and Belmont for 20 years. She is currently a Greens councillor on Lake Macquarie City Council.  Phillipa is a secondary public … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Make sure that your voice is heard in 2010

Dear Friend,There is a simple truth about our system of government. Every Parliament – Territory, State or Federal – starts with the casting of a single vote.That vote could be yours, but only if you are on the Electoral Roll. … Continue reading

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Lee Rhiannon to visit Newcastle to speak against off-shore coal gas development

Greens MLC Lee Rhiannon will join other speakers at Nobby’s beach on Monday (10am, 10 November) to kick off a local campaign against the proposal for exploratory drilling for coal gasification off the Newcastle/Lake Macquarie coast. The proposal involves off-shore … Continue reading

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Smart Energy Expo Newcastle 2008

Presented by Climate Action Newcastle on Saturday and Sunday, 29 and 30 November at the Honeysuckle Boiler Shop. Download flyers http://newcastle.nsw.greens.org.au/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/smart-energy-expo-dl-flier-two-sided-1.pdf http://newcastle.nsw.greens.org.au/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/smart-energy-3up.pdf

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Two Greens on Lake Macquarie Council

The NSW Electoral Commission finished counting for Lake Macquarie council yesterday. We now have (for the first time) two Greens councillors on Lake Macquarie Council: Phillipa Parsons (East Ward) and Hannah Gissane (North Ward). Unfortunately, Suzanne Pritchard (West Ward) missed … Continue reading

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The Greens have got it right on donations – Michael Duffy, SMH blogger

“I’m not a great supporter of many environmental policies, but I’ll be voting Green on Saturday because the party’s got it right on the biggest issue in town.” Michael Duffy, Sydney Morning Herald, 11 September 2008. The link to Michael … Continue reading

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Press Release: Labor preference sell-out supports power sell-off

Lord Mayoral candidate Michael Osborne says that Labor’s Newcastle council team is preferencing an electricity privatisation advocate, despite overwhelming opposition in both the general community and among Newcastle Labor voters to the Iemma/Costa power sell-off plan, according to The Greens … Continue reading

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Let voters know where campaign money is coming from, say Greens

The Greens Lord Mayoral candidate for Newcastle, Cr Michael Osborne, today called on other groups and candidates in the Newcastle council election to publicly disclose the sources of their campaign funding before election day. For more see http://michael-osborne.blogspot.com

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