1 Candidate details
Name: Brendan Pearce
Council: Lismore City
Number of years in shire/LGA: 18 (born and bred)
Clubs/sports/interests: I am a member of a Leo club, and I have a strong interest in all things political.
Are you a member of a political party or an organised ‘ticket’? Yes
If yes, which party or who else is on your ticket?: my ticket is For the Love of Lismore: Gianpiero, Rebekka, Denis, Tony, Brian and Barry.
Brief description: I am the 2012 school captain at a local high school and I believe in providing a voice for the youth of Lismore and engaging in the community.
2 What has motivated you to stand?
– To bring youth issues, often forgotten but of great importance, into the spotlight.
3 What is your vision for the shire/LGA?
– To bring council’s finances under control and serve the constituents of Lismore in the most efficient manner possible.
4 In your opinion, how can council best balance the need for further residential development with the need to preserve the local environment?
– I, along with the rest of the team, believe that this balance can be achieved by consulting with both sides first and then working together to achieve the best possible outcome.
5 What particular issues do you feel strongly about?
– the need to serve the constituents of the Lismore LGA in a respectful responsible and reliable manner
– give youth issues a long-deserved voice
– working to make council as efficient as possible