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Five final questions for the council election candidates

IN the lead-up to this month’s local government elections, New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News put 15 questions to all 18 candidates seeking election to the Derwent Valley Council. The questions cover a broad range of topics based on questions and comments received from readers. Candidates were also invited to submit a

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VIDEO: Meet the council election candidates

THERE was a good turnout for last Saturday’s council election candidate forum at The Valley Sports Bar in New Norfolk. Sixteen of the 18 candidates for the Derwent Valley Council took part. Master of ceremonies Steve Balmforth and timekeeper Pat Murray kept the proceedings flowing and batted away any inflammatory

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Four more questions for the council election candidates

IN the lead-up to this month’s local government elections, New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News put 15 questions to all 18 candidates seeking election to the Derwent Valley Council. The questions cover a broad range of topics based on questions and comments received from readers. Candidates were also invited to

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DV COUNCIL ELECTION

Six questions for the council candidates

IN the lead-up to this month’s local government elections, New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News put 15 questions to all 18 candidates seeking election to the Derwent Valley Council. The questions cover a broad range of topics based on questions and comments received from readers. Candidates were also invited to

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Meet the candidates on Saturday

MOST of the candidates in the Derwent Valley Council election will take part in a “meet the candidates” session in the function room at The Valley Sports Bar in New Norfolk tomorrow (Saturday). Organiser Steve Balmforth said the event would provide an opportunity for those interested to hear a two-minute

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Cost of living worries Country Women’s Association

CONCERN about the impact of the rapid rise in the cost of living has been expressed by the members of the Magra branch of the Country Women’s Association. State Opposition Leader and Member for Lyons Rebecca White visited the group recently to hear the local concerns and share them with

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Bower bows out as Bell Bay beckons

WITH about 1300 votes still to be counted in Lyons, Liberal Party candidate Susie Bower today gave a concession speech via social media and congratulated Labor’s Brian Mitchell on being returned as the Federal Member for Lyons. Of the 72,494 votes counted so far, Ms Bower was the most popular

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Federal election: Lyons still hanging in the balance

THE counting of 3999 postal votes today made only a marginal change in the race to see who will be the Member for Lyons in the next federal Parliament. With 100 of those votes rejected as informal, 3889 were distributed among the eight candidates and sitting member Brian Mitchell benefitted

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Too close to call: Lyons swings back to the Libs

THE identity of the federal member for Lyons looks likely to come down to postal votes and the distribution of preferences following an apparent swing back to the Liberal Party in today’s federal election. At the close of counting tonight, a minority Labor government is all but certain, but Labor’s

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Meet the candidates seeking your vote in Lyons

EIGHT candidates are seeking election as the Federal Member for Lyons in this Saturday’s general election. Seven of them have responded to the New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News’ invitation to provide a statement for publication. Voting is compulsory and polling places will be open from 8am until 6pm this

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Bipartisan election boost for Boyer

THE federal Labor and Liberal parties have both committed up to $2 million to support upgrades at the Norske Skog paper mill at Boyer. This funding supports a further $2m from the State Government and $2.9m from the papermaker itself. “Labor supports Norske Skog’s Boyer Mill both as an important

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