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dougkThu, 28/09/2017 - 10:48am

In a something of a surprise, at the first meeting of the new Council held yesterday (27 September), David West of Brimbin was elected Mayor and Katheryn Smith of Gloucester, Deputy Mayor. These two Councillors were two of the last three Councillors elected following the 9 September election - both without achieving a quota. David West had been Deputy Mayor of Greater Taree prior to the merger and Katheryn Smith Deputy Mayor of Gloucester.

Probably the most disappointing aspect of the meeting was the adoption of the meeting schedule to apply until next February. It reinforces the idea that...

dougkSun, 17/09/2017 - 10:19pm

On Saturday 16 September the button was pressed to distribute preferences following 9 September's MidCoast Council Elections. The eleven Councillors (in order of election) are:

Len Roberts elected
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dougkSun, 10/09/2017 - 11:31am
Len Roberts

Informal did extremely well in Saturday's Council Elections for MidCoast. With around 12.5% of the total votes cast on the day, it has beaten every group apart from Country Labor! Is this a reflection on the massive voting paper, a lack of knowledge of the candidates or perhaps even a lack of interest and disconnection from the process? (By comparison, in the 2012 Council elections informal was only 6.75% in Great Lakes, 3.2% in Gloucester and 10% in Taree.)

While counting is still under way, it is clear already that former Great Lakes Deputy Mayor Len Roberts has succeeded...

Annie44Sun, 03/09/2017 - 6:11pm

Saturday 9 September at Karuah RSL from 10am. Admission free.

See beautiful, hand made items created by local crafters including patchwork, home décor, knitting and crochet, paintings, garden art, woodwork, tea cosies and much, much more.

Come along for a browse and buy. While you’re deciding which unique items to take home, enjoy a scrumptious Devonshire tea.

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dougkSat, 02/09/2017 - 3:40pm

If you enjoy filling out a Senate ballot paper, you will certainly be happy with next Saturday's election. For the eleven positions to be filled on new MidCoast Council we have to choose from 69 candidates. There are eleven groups of candidates (groups A-K) with five of the candidates ungrouped. Two groups are officially nominated by political parties but a number of other candidates have political affiliations which are shown below in parentheses.

How do we make sense of all that? Not an easy task - but the table of candidates below may assist with its links to information...

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