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John Herron to stand as McEwen candidate

By Tricia Mifsud JOHN Herron, the father of a woman murdered in Parkville in 2019, has announced he will stand as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the federal seat of McEwen. Mr Herron said he had...

Stephen Brooks endorsed by Liberals as candidate for Nicholls

The Liberal Party has endorsed Cobram Secondary College teacher and farmer Stephen Brooks as its candidate for Nicholls in the next federal election. Mr Brooks, 38, said he planned to immediately contact all communities in...

Sam Birrell confirmed as Nationals candidate for Nicholls

By Colin MacGillivray NATIONALS candidate for Nicholls Sam Birrell has vowed to build relationships with people across the southern end of the electorate as he prepares to run in this year’s federal election. Mr Birrell was...

Shepparton’s Sam Birrell puts his hand up for Nationals

Shepparton’s Sam Birrell has confirmed he will seek pre-selection for the Nationals for the seat of Nicholls. Current Member for Nicholls Damian Drum announced earlier this month he would retire from politics at next year’s...

Damian Drum calls time on political career

Member for Nicholls Damian Drum announced last week he will not contest next year’s federal election. Mr Drum has served in the federal Parliament for the past six years and prior to that, he was...

Steph Ryan: Pyalong power problems need new solution

By Colin MacGillivray MEMBER for Euroa Steph Ryan has joined a community call for new solutions to power problems plaguing the town of Pyalong. Pyalong residents have been frustrated for years by frequent power outages, some...

Danielle Green reflects on 20 years as Yan Yean representative

By Colin MacGillivray MEMBER for Yan Yean Danielle Green has reflected on nearly 20 years of service and turned an eye to the future after last week announcing she would not seek re-election in 2022. Ms...

Danielle Green to retire after 20 years representing Yan Yean

MEMBER for Yan Yean Danielle Green will not contest next year’s Victorian election according to Premier Daniel Andrews. Mr Andrews released a statement on Wednesday afternoon confirming Ms Green would not seek re-election after nearly...

McEwen Liberal candidate Richard Welch outlines election agenda

By Colin MacGillivray LIBERAL candidate for McEwen Richard Welch has labelled infrastructure and mental health services as his two biggest priorities ahead of the upcoming federal election. Mr Welch won Liberal preselection earlier this year and...

Rob Mitchell slams childcare fee increase

MEMBER for McEwen Rob Mitchell has called for the Federal Government to reduce childcare costs and halt fee increases to help families financially recover from the pandemic. In 2020, the government introduced a relief package...