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May 7, 2021

Brendan Pearce

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1 Candidate details

Name: Brendan Pearce

Council: Lismore City

Town/city: Goonellabah

Number of years in shire/LGA: 18 (born and bred)

Current councillor?No

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

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