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Coming next – the NSW council elections

April 23, 2021 - 11:09 -- Admin

I am currently working on my next big election guide, and I’d like to let you know what’s coming up, and ask for support in getting it done.

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The New South Wales local government elections in September will be the first time that almost every council in the state has faced election on the same day since 2012.

Parties and the Tasmanian upper house

April 7, 2021 - 14:59 -- Admin

The Tasmanian Legislative Council is an oddity amongst elected bodies in Australia. It’s the only state upper house elected by single-member electorates, and it is unique in being elected annually, with one sixth elected each year over a six year cycle. But I wanted to particularly focus today on its tradition of being dominated by independents.

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