At least two council hopefuls have briefed lawyers and are mulling an appeal after they were ruled ineligible to nominate because they were not on the city's electoral roll. I am a current board member for the Health Consumers Council and the Treasurer for the Public Health Association of WA. Here are the candidates for the 2020 City of Perth Election. I am a Moresby resident, I want to represent the local community and its needs, I pride myself on being available to listen. The election will be the first since the council was suspended in 2018. ( Log Out / PERTH Bike Hub have surveyed the City of Perth election candidates to find out who knows what bike riders need, and PHB’s Heinrich Benz says they’re pretty encouraged by the responses. ", "It was a lot of things for us to go through to change all that to my name until my agent just informed me it can't be done within a day. Resident of City of South Perth 16 years. Keep up to date with our fortnightly eNewsletter for the latest news, events, updates and competitions. Despite the high-profile candidates, front-page splashes and tens of thousands sunk into campaigns, only a fraction of votes have been returned for the City of Perth elections this weekend. PERTH Bike Hub have surveyed the City of Perth election candidates to find out who knows what bike riders need, and PHB’s Heinrich Benz says they’re pretty encouraged by the responses. The 2020 election offers the opportunity to establish an entirely new Council for the City of Perth. Ferry Service -If elected, I will look into the feasibility of re-introducing a ferry service located immediately west of Ellam Street on the South Perth Foreshore. Candidates in the City of Perth's upcoming lord mayoral election should keep in mind that running a council involves a lot of saying "no", writes Simon Withers. I want to bring a diverse, youthful, and family-focused outlook to South Perth. So we had to take on a new lease on my name just to fulfil those criteria. ABC election analyst Antony Green’s profile of Perth including background, past election results, candidates and 2019 results (available from May 18). I believe in knowing your neighbours and supporting local businesses. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I do have a business lease in my name, I also have in my company name I am the sole director. An extraordinary postal election will be held on Friday 28 February 2020 in the City of South Perth to fill one Moresby Ward Councillor as a result of the election of Greg Milner as Mayor in the October 2019 elections. Advanced skills in: Community consultation and data interpretation; Agency level Quality control and performance measurement; Organisation level policy development; Strategic planning and corporate governance. I support: Keeping Council rates low; Budget conscious Council decision making; Improved security and crime reduction; Sustainable, socially responsible planning decisions; Retaining and conserving our parklands, particularly for outdoor, local community and flexible use; Fostering and supporting alternative public, community and share transport options around our City; Building safe neighbourhoods by strengthening community connectedness. F: (08) 9226 0577 Alternatively, you can check whether you are entitled and/or enrolled to vote by visiting the Western Australian Electoral Commission website. (ABC News: Jessica Warriner)The candidates. $100 and you could win a LEXUS UX 200 LUXURY! I know I would be an asset to the residents of the Moresby ward in getting a voice as part of the South Perth Community. Mr Keiller told WAtoday he had taken out a new lease on a nearby property but had been knocked back again by the City of Perth over concerns he did not have "continuous occupation for three months" of the premises required under the act. The City of Perth election ballot paper draw will take place at 2pm today, with 27 candidates throwing their name into the ring. Change ). T: 13 63 06 (08) 9214 0400 for interstate callers. ... only about 15,000 people can vote in the City of Perth election — and last time about 37 per cent actually did. Lord Mayor candidates: Mark Gibson Basil Zempilas Tim Schwass Brodie McCulloch Di Bain Sandy Anghie Bruce Reynolds Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Nathan is WAtoday's political reporter and the winner of the 2019 Arthur Lovekin Prize for Excellence in Journalism. "Voting packages are scheduled to be lodged with Australia Post in approximately one week's time and election day remains 17 October 2020.". The ballot draw is the part of the election process when the names of eligible candidates are randomly allotted to positions where they will appear on the ballot paper. "I believe it's valid, they don't. “We were also pleased that most candidates seemed to understand that funnelling more car traffic onto our streets isn’t good for the long term economic success, sustainability and liveability of our city.”, PHB is not formally endorsing any candidates, but candidate responses and PHB’s very frank and forthright reviews of their stances is at bicycleperth.blogspot.com. The City of Perth election ballot paper draw will take place at 2pm today after a short delay, with 27 candidates throwing their name into the ring. The City of Perth needs the right leader to steer it away from its scandal-plagued past.Credit:Marta Pascual Juanola. 30 SEPTEMBER 2020. (ABC News: Jessica Warriner)The candidates. COUNCILLOR CANDIDATES. Pictured are Perth Lord Mayor Candidates. Veteran Perth journo Peter Kennedy told Botica’s Bunch that out of 15,200 election packages that were sent out to the electorate, only about 25 per cent […] LORD MAYOR. It is a privilege that is afforded to less than one per cent of the State’s population. The election will conducted via postal voting. "I do have a business lease in my name, I also have in my company name I am the sole director. “We’re encouraged by the responses we’ve received to our survey. The City of Perth council election is set to take place on Saturday, 17 October and there are nine positions available - one lord mayor and eight councillors. They are former City of Perth councillor Steve Hasluck, plus Mustang Bar owner Mike Keiller and businesswoman Gloria Zhang. Finances -I will be diligent in ensuring that ratepayers get full value for their rates by putting an end to any extravagances. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Having lived in South Perth most of my life, well known and respected throughout the community, an owner and operator of a hair salon and in later years a Fashion boutique, I've ventured into start-ups of a Japanese restaurant, Gelato shop and chocolate manufacturing businesses that are successful and still operating today. Women's Sport -Like many Councils, the City of South Perth was not prepared for the sudden, massive interest in women's team sports. Election Update – Thursday 8 October 2020. City of Perth elections in chaos as ballot draw paused over legal fight. PERTH AMBOY - The filing deadling for the Perth Amboy mayoral race is still more than a month away, but the candidates looking to oppose Mayor Wilda Diaz in the November general election … It is the first time a City of Perth ballot draw has been derailed over an eligibility dispute. Box 8363 SOUTH PERTH 6151, Our phones are answered 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Do not support metered street parking solutions. Mark Gibson Basil Zempilas Tim Schwass Brodie McCulloch Di Bain Sandy Anghie Bruce Reynolds. Currently serve on community organisation board and on management committee of garden club. Local Government Minister David Templeman said he supported the "cautious approach by the City of Perth regarding the legitimacy and eligibility of candidates following the serious issues that were raised in relation to these matters in the City of Perth report". Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. After a statement posted on the Electoral Commission's website revealing the draw would be delayed for "a limited period", it was held on Friday afternoon. Information for voters Information for candidates Candidate Profiles. Being passionate with everything I do, I am the perfect storm of motivation. I have been a High School Science Teacher, employed by the Education Department for 37 years, and a ratepayer and resident of the City of South Perth for the past 25 years. ( Log Out / The 2020 election will see an entirely new Council established for the City of Perth. The City of Perth elections have descended into chaos, with the WA Electoral Commission delaying the ballot draw over a legal dispute. Councillors are elected for four-year terms with elections held every two years on the third Saturday in October, for half of the council members. I understand the needs and wants, I'll strive to get things done. “This survey is about much more than bikes: Our survey questions were firmly focused on public space and offered candidates a way to share… The City of Perth acknowledges the Whadjuk Nyoongar people as the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters where Perth city is situated today, and pay our respect to Elders past and present. Mr Keiller and Ms Zhang had been linked to Seven News presenter Basil Zempilas’ tilt for Lord Mayor.
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