Roger Nicoll and James Sizer reckon they’re going to get the community to do the work for their environmental initiatives.
Andrew Barr is promising not to take ponies from PWAD kiddies as long as the nasty Liberals are sent packing.
The Labor media release page also sports the headline “Pressure building… How long before Libs back flip on Gungahlin pool? – 3 October 2008” but the link 404s. (This has now been fixed.
Katy Gallagher is hoping to win over some support with $500,000 in industrial relations advice for NGOs.
Labor is again promising to not sully sacred football grandfinals with grubby politicking.
bd84 is up in arms about Labor leafletters close to pre-polling places.
Paperboy sent in the following thoughts on the Canberra Times polling data which was discussed here and here. I’m rather pleased to see my own tip of 4 Greens looking good at this point (more because I like being right than for any political reason):
- The Canberra Times has published the first comprehensive opinion poll of the election campaign, and two weeks from polling day, Labor is in some trouble.
The Patterson-Canberra Times poll (whatever happened to Datacol?) says Labor will win 6 seats, The Liberals 6 seats, The Greens 4 and one undecided.
One of the three Ministers in Molonglo, Barr, Gallagher and Corbell is set to lose their seat.
And Richard Mulcahy has almost no hope of being elected.
The Greens result is about double their result in the last election.
From the sidelines, I think the Libs would have to be happy. They’ve only made relatively minor announcements so far, so you’d imagine there are some big promises to come.
The survey questioned 1200 residents this week by phone between between 4 and 9pm.
The error rate is said to be up to 4.9% either way, so there’s a fair amount of room for movement. Although the Canberra Times says Patterson predicted Eden Monaro 53-47 to Labor in the Federal election, and the result came out at 54-46.