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Steph Ryan steps down, will not recontest Euroa at Victorian election

MEMBER for Euroa Steph Ryan will not contest her seat at November’s state election, stepping down after eight years representing the electorate in Victoria’s Legislative Assembly. Ms Ryan has been the deputy leader of the...

Broadford federal election polling booth investigated by Australian Electoral Commission

By Colin MacGillivray THE Australian Electoral Commission, AEC, has acknowledged incorrect procedure was briefly followed at Broadford Secondary College voting centre during this month’s federal election but has no plans to pursue the matter further. A...

Rob Mitchell re-elected as McEwen member in Labor election win

By Colin MacGillivray MEMBER for McEwen Rob Mitchell is excited to represent the electorate as part of a Labor government, restating his commitment to delivering a Hume Freeway diamond interchange at Watson Street in Wallan...

Seymour priorities for Nicholls MP Sam Birrell after election win

By Colin MacGillivray FUNDING for Seymour Community Wellbeing Hub and a redevelopment of Seymour RSL will remain high on new Member for Nicholls Sam Birrell’s priority list after his victory in Saturday’s federal election. Mr Birrell...
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Labor wins federal election, seat of McEwen

The Australian Labor Party will form government, after Liberal leader Scott Morrison conceded defeat in the federal election. Labor has won 72 seats, the Liberal National Party 52, candidates from other parties 11, while 16...

Labor to address Whittlesea GP shortage

LABOR has committed to restoring Whittlesea’s status as a distribution priority area, DPA, for general practitioners in a bid to combat a doctor shortage in the region.  Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell last month announced...

Liberals make Live4Life election pledge

AN $871,163 investment from the Federal Government will allow Youth Live4Life to continue its program for improving mental health and reducing suicide. On April 27, Minister for Health Greg Hunt and Liberal candidate for McEwen...

McEwen candidates’ final word ahead of federal election

WITH the Federal Election looming on Saturday, the race for the seat of McEwen is heating up. McEwen encompasses the Mitchell Shire towns of Kilmore, Wallan, Beveridge and Wandong-Heathcote Junction, the Macedon Ranges localities of...

Where to vote for the federal election

Pre-poll booths in in the north central region are now open until Thursday, 8.30am to 5.30pm; and on Friday, 8.30am to 6pm. Early voting locations include Seymour Masonic Lodge; Wandong Public Hall; Craigieburn Tennis Club,...

Richard Welch’s address under investigation by Australian Electoral Commission

THE Australian Electoral Commission, AEC, has confirmed it is investigating potential irregularities with Liberal candidate for McEwen Richard Welch’s electoral enrolment details. Mr Welch listed a Wallan address when he submitted his nomination form last...