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Greens preselect lead City of Melbourne councillor candidates

Greens preselect lead City of Melbourne councillor candidates

March 27th, 2024 - Sean Car

The Greens have preselected current councillor and Carlton resident Dr Olivia Ball as its lead candidate ahead of the City of Melbourne elections in October, with West Melbourne resident Karl Hessian revealed as its second candidate on the ballot.

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Docklands’ queues for voting in referendum “not good enough”

November 1st, 2023 - Georgie Atkins

With no polling booths available in the central city to vote in the Voice to Parliament referendum on October 14, Docklands’ only polling centre at Library at the Dock experienced wait-times of up to two hours for citizens to cast their vote.

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Greens comfortably retain Melbourne as voter dial barely budges

November 30th, 2022 - David Schout

The Greens’ Ellen Sandell has been re-elected as the Member for Melbourne, securing a third term at the November 26 Victorian election.  

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Candidates make their pitch ahead of November 26

November 2nd, 2022 - David Schout

Candidates vying for the seat of Melbourne in the upcoming Victorian State Election spoke with Melburnians in October about a number of key local and wider issues.

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Docklanders desert Libs in Greens rout

June 1st, 2022 - David Schout

Voters in Docklands mirrored their Melbourne counterparts with an overwhelming vote for the Greens in the latest federal election, but it was a drastic swing against the Liberal Party that was perhaps the most notable trend locally.

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Greens romp home for a fifth consecutive term in Melbourne

June 1st, 2022 - Sean Car

Greens leader and Melbourne MP Adam Bandt enjoyed his best Federal Election yet on May 21, winning a fifth consecutive term with an increased percentage of the primary vote, while his party expanded its presence in the House of Representatives.

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Crowded booths upset voters

June 1st, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

Docklands residents were forced to queue for up to 90 minutes at polling booths on election day, with many forced to run the gauntlet of campaigners to cast a vote.

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Labor look to address decade slide as Greens favoured to win again

May 4th, 2022 - David Schout

Ahead of the federal election on May 21, Docklands News looks at the seat of Melbourne and whether Labor candidate Keir Paterson can halt the party’s huge slide in first-preference votes since 2010.

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Bandt’s bid to keep Melbourne liveable

May 4th, 2022 - David Schout

Speaking to Docklands News ahead of the May 21 election, Adam Bandt said one of the best things about being Greens leader was taking “Melbourne’s values to the national stage.”

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Inflation rate fires up Socialists

May 4th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

The cost of living was on everyone’s lips down at The District Docklands on Saturday April 30 in the lead-up to the Federal election.

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