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Election poster in Bruns ‘illegal’, sparks complaint

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A poster for Mark Swivel’s candidacy has been illegally placed on land managed by RMS in Brunswick Heads, says Greens candidate Duncan Dey.

A complaint has been lodged with the Electoral Commission (EC) and with Council.

According to Mark Swivel, the posters were removed.

Mr Dey wrote to the EC and said, ‘We think there are many more in similarly illegal locations. The candidate is a lawyer. We dislike advantage being taken by breaking the law.’

‘Could you also please investigate and advise me whether this advertising is in a legitimate location?  If it is, I’d love the same coverage’.

Mr Swivel told The Echo, ‘The signs have already been taken down while we work this out. An enthusiastic supporter thought it was okay, as the site seems to be a road or road related area under the relevant law. We had a call from Leon Gray at Council earlier today, and responded immediately. No need for impounding’.


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3 COMMENTS

  1. DUNCAN swings into action with all Guns blazing !

    Thank you , DUNCAN , we are SAVED and now sleep soundly at night .

    How are your CORFLUTE signs holding up ?

  2. What a whinger!!!
    Stuff the greens. They are a joke now. The Green mp in Victoria is one of the stooges voting to pass Andrew’s Dictator bill.
    They are just an arm of the two party no choice political system we have now, along with the nationals. They are a team that fights together to stop any intruders into their corrupt system that is totally controlled by lobbyists and global elites.
    They are the enemy and are working against the interests of the Australian people. They all have to be cleaned out and we need a better system.

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