Federal Election 2010

Tue 24 Aug 2010

Cowper stuck on Nationals island

Cowper stuck on Nationals island

COWPER is the island of National Party solidarity in a sea of Independent and Labor Federal electorates.

Mon 23 Aug 2010

Wyatt refuses to claim victory

Wyatt refuses to claim victory

WYATT Roy may have been the focus of national media attention yesterday but he was still refusing to claim victory.

Wyatt Roy is a Twitter star

Wyatt Roy is a Twitter star

YOUNG gun LNP candidate Wyatt Roy – the “new Justin Bieber” – can add Twitter to his status as a rising political star.

Fri 20 Aug 2010

Cowper voters ask 'What's that?'

Cowper voters ask 'What's that?'

A STREET poll of residents in the town of Maclean has found many residents have no idea Cowper is the electorate they are voting for on Saturday.

Thu 19 Aug 2010

Tax religious groups: candidate

Tax religious groups: candidate

IS it time to tax people doing God's work? Rockhampton’s Steve Jeffery thinks so.

Wed 18 Aug 2010

Hendra fear sparks initative

Hendra fear sparks initative

THOUGHT of her vet husband becoming a statistic of the Hendra virus was enough for Kelly Reardon to interrupt Federal LNP Member Bruce Scott’s warm beverage.

Paper pollies head street parade

Paper pollies head street parade

PRIME Minister Julia Gillard and Coalition leader Tony Abbott are to ride together in this Saturday’s Tweed Banana Festival street parade.

Abbott attacks mining tax in Rocky

Abbott attacks mining tax in Rocky

UPDATE: OPPOSITION leader Tony Abbott is campaigning in Central Queensland this morning after landing in Rockhampton overnight.

‘Respect your vote'

‘Respect your vote'

DESPITE the urging of ex-Labor leader Mark Latham, Australian voters are being urged to take the time to fill their ballot papers in correctly.

Tue 17 Aug 2010

PM unfazed by Brunker beat-up

PM unfazed by Brunker beat-up

UPDATE: PRIME Minister Julia Gillard visited Mackay Tuesday morning and reiterated her support for ALP Dawson candidate Mike Brunker.

Mon 16 Aug 2010

Labor tipped to lose Qld seats

PUNTERS are now predicting that Labor will lose four or five Queensland seats at Saturday's poll.

Greens have fishers seeing red

Greens have fishers seeing red

RICHMOND Greens candidate Joe Ebono was shoved and his leaflets torn up and thrown in his face as emotions boiled over at a fishing rally at Tweed on Saturday.

Thu 12 Aug 2010

Punters back Labor for win

Punters back Labor for win

A $200,000 bet on Labor to win the 21 August election has plunged the head-to-head market even further.

Meet the candidates

Meet the candidates

A meet-the-candidates session will be held at the Byron Bay Community Centre next Thursday (Aug 19) at 7.30pm.

Tue 10 Aug 2010

North Coast's expensive pollies

North Coast's expensive pollies

PAGE MP Janelle Saffin is the least expensive politician on the NSW North Coast, according to figures released by the Federal Government.

Thu 5 Aug 2010

Nine chase Richmond seat

Nine chase Richmond seat

Nine candidates will contest the seat of Richmond at the Federal election on August 21.

Wed 4 Aug 2010

Abbott unveils paid parental leave

Abbott unveils paid parental leave

OPPOSITION Leader Tony Abbott unveiled the final details of his $8.8 billion paid parental leave scheme yesterday.

Sat 24 Jul 2010

'Camel' joins race for Senate

'Camel' joins race for Senate

OUTCASTS motor cycle club member Russell 'Camel' Wattie is riding high on his hog in the race to the Senate and he hasn't hit any humps in the road yet.

Fri 23 Jul 2010

Federal Election 2010 weekly wrap-up

THE first week of election campaigning for the 2010 Federal Election draws to a close. Check out our week in review.

Fri 16 Jul 2010

Abbott hits campaign trail in NSW

Abbott hits campaign trail in NSW

THE Tony Abbott campaign juggernaut rolled into the NSW North Coast yesterday, turning up the heat on Prime Minster Julia Gillard as the Federal election looms.

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