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Vying for community pre-selection

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For the first time ever you will be able to select the Labor candidate to represent you in the state parliament. This is a unique opportunity to change democracy in this country.

I want your help in becoming your Labor representative. I will stand up against the Nationals’ plans to let CSG pollute our land. I will fight to protect our beaches, rivers, forests, and marine parks.

I will oppose the Nationals’ sell-off of our electricity assets. No community has benefited from this. I will support local job creation, quality healthcare and improved service for the elderly and disadvantaged.

Make our community count by voting in the community pre-selection.

You will have received voting papers in the mail and you can post your papers back between 1 and 17 September. You can also vote online between 1 and 17 September. On 20 September you can vote at a polling place.

People who live in the Ballina and Byron shires can vote. For more information go to: www.paulspoonerforballina.com

Cr Paul Spooner, Byron Shire


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