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Archer returned to Central Highlands Council

FORMER councillor Anthony Archer has been returned to the Central Highlands Council after a year’s absence. The Bothwell farmer lost his seat on the council at last year’s election but has today been elected unopposed to fill the vacancy caused by the recent death of Scott Bowden.

“Following the passing of Cr Scott Bowden on Tuesday, September 12, a recount was completed to fill a vacancy on the Central Highlands Council,” Tasmanian Electoral Commissioner Andrew Hawkey said. “As only Anthony Archer consented to contest the recount, he has been elected unopposed and will serve until the 2026 ordinary elections.”

Mayor Loueen Triffitt congratulated Mr Archer on his election and said she looked forward to welcoming him back to the council table.

More to come.

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