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February 28, 2021

Chris Cubis – Byron candidate

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1 Candidate details

Chris Cubis

Council: Byron Shire

Town/city: Byron

Number of years in shire/LGA: 6

Current councillor? No

Clubs/sports/interests: Family, tennis, twilight cricket, golf, rugby

Are you a member of a political party or an organised ticket?

I am not a member of any political Party. But I am on the Woods ticket with Dianne Woods, Alan Hunter, and Donna Hammond

Brief description: 

I run Byron Steel, which I own with my wife of 14 years; we live in Baywood Chase with our two children, who are in junior primary school.

2 What has motivated you to stand?

The poor performance of the current governing bloc, and the need for greater balance in the decision-making process.

3 What is your vision for the shire/LGA?

A supportive independent council that works for the good of the shire, and not just for federal political  ideals.

4 In your opinion, how can council best balance the need for further residential development with the need to preserve the local environment?

Better town planning and less radical decisions will reinforce local authority and stop planning being placed in the hands of the state or the courts.

5 What particular issues do you feel strongly about?

Fixing roads,  footpaths, support for local organisations, including sporting clubs,  sensible town planning and putting common sense back into local government decisions.


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