The RSPCA has released the results of their candidate canvassing on animal welfare issues.
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The Canberra Times reports that Labor’s rocket scientist, Mike Hettinger, has had his election funds frozen (including Mike’s own money that he’d kicked in). Clever ploy to enhance Mike’s maverick status?
Word reaches us:
- “There’s a points system going for people souveniring election corflutes. bonus points for entire party sets”
The ABC reports that 4,000 votes have been cast so far in pre-election polling.
The CT has a story on Katy crying foul about negative Liberal advertising during an otherwise uneventful Deputy Leader’s debate.
The ABC brings word of angst in the Neighbourhood Watch groups that haven’t given up yet. They’re astonished to hear of Simon Corbell’s plan to duplicate their functions with “community policing committees”.
The Canberra Times has a piece on Labor plans to turn Gungahlin into the Paris of the Antipodes.
Simon Corbell is trying to calm angry Neighborhood Watches with $20,000.
John Hargreaves is offering Tuggeranong an outdoor stage and some arts grants in exchange for their votes.
Katy Gallagher has stepped out on her own to announce an extra “$53.1 million which will provide expanded community based mental health services, more staff for our new suite of facilities and a Charter of Rights for Mental Health Consumers.”
The Canberra Times is having a look at the Liberal Party’s pathetic inability to produce key policy documents a week and a half before the election. Zed says they’re coming when they’re ready. By which I suspect he means when they’re finished and there’s not enough time for anyone to understand them before they have to vote.
Mulcahy Canberra Party:
Richard Mulcahy is advocating a Parisienne style cycle rental scheme.