Category Archives: 2008 Local

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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LAUNCH of LAKE MACQUARIE CAMPAIGN and POLICY

Meet the Lake Macquarie Greens Campaign Team of No. 1 Candidates: Suzanne Pritchard: Mayoral & West Ward Hannah Gissane: North Ward Phillipa Parsons: East Ward WHEN: TUESDAY, 26th AUGUST, 1.00 pm WHERE: WARNERS BAY ROTUNDA (on the Foreshore Warners Bay), … Continue reading

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GREEN JOBS FOR A GREENER HUNTER – WHAT ARE THE PROSPECTS?

PUBLIC FORUM On: Thursday, 28th August, 7.30 pm At: St Alban’s Church Hall, St Alban’s Close, Charlestown Organised by Lake Macquarie Climate Action, and Climate Action Newcastle Enquiries: Bob Phillips, 4945 0002 or Ben Henley, 0404 278 355 See attached … Continue reading

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Greens candidates in Newcastle & Lake Macquarie L G Elections September 2008

Newcastle Greens’ candidates for the seven wards in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie are: Newcastle: Ward 1 & Lord Mayoral candidate: Michael Osborne Ward 2: Therese Doyle Ward 3: Keith Parsons Ward 4: Georgie Huxtable Lake Macquarie: West Ward & Mayoral … Continue reading

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John Kaye’s visit to Newcastle Foreshore Fri Sep 5 11am – 12:30pm

At the pond at the foreshore – on the harbourside of the old train sheds This is a candidates’ media event with John Kaye. Candidates meet at 11.00 am. The media is invited for 11.30 am.

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The campaign office for the September local government elections is open

Our campaign office for the September local government elections is on the corner of Hunter and Auckland Streets. Handy to transport, good exposure , more room and ready for business. Current hours are 10.00AM to 2.00PM. Phone 4013 4653 URGENT … Continue reading

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