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Mayoral and Division 4 Elections – Update

Congratulations to Karen Williams, the newly-elected Mayor of Redland City Council.  She received 69.32% of all votes (70.35% of Division 4 votes), compared to 30.68% for Melva Hobson, the incumbent mayor at the last election.   Final results for Division 4 Councillor have not been officially declared by the Queensland Electoral Commission.   As of 4th […]

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Division 4 candidates for 28th April Council elections

The Council elections on Saturday, 28th April will have four candidates vying for the DIVISION 4 seat which is being vacated by Cr John Burns:   LOUISE DENISENKO http://louisedenisenko.com GEOFFREY FOWLER http://www.geofffowler.com.au/ LANCE HEWLETT http://lancehewlett.com.au/   LEEANN LILLICRAP http://www.leeannlillicrap.com/   DIVISION 4 covers Victoria Point and Coochiemudlo Island.

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Council elections on March 31

REDLANDERS will go to the polls on March 31 for the local council elections. Enrolment and voting are compulsory. The electoral roll for the Local Government elections closes on Tuesday January 31. The Queensland’s Electoral Commissioner also warned prospective candidates to check their enrolment to make sure they were eligible to stand. Candidates may only […]

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Bayside Bulletin

Challengers line up for council poll

  JUDITH KERR9 January 2012 12:00AM THIS year’s Redland City Council election in March is tipped to be a tough political battle between the Mayor, Melva Hobson, and her only challenger, Karen Williams. Although the election has not been officially declared, it is expected all local councils in Queensland will go to the polls on […]

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Brisbane Times

Rail fix must happen, says ‘uphill battle’ Bligh

  Daniel Hurst December 14, 2011 Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has rubbished claims the $8 billion cross-river rail project is a pipedream, hitting back at opposition predictions the unfunded plan to transform Brisbane’s transport network would never happen. In an end-of-year interview with brisbanetimes.com.au, Ms Bligh described the flagship underground rail project as crucial while […]

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Brisbane Times

Higher pay in lean public service, Newman pledges

  Daniel Hurst December 6, 2011 – 3:00AM Aspiring premier Campbell Newman has flagged higher pay rises for public servants – but also a reduction to the overall size of the public service. In an interview with brisbanetimes.com.au, the Queensland Liberal National Party leader vowed to scrap the existing 2.5 per cent annual cap on […]

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