Politics

THE ELECTION IS OVER. THE PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN. WHAT DID THEY SAY? WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR BRIBIE ISLAND?

Electors in Queensland went to the polls on October 31 and re-elected the Palaszczuk Government. Unless something drastic occurs, the Premier and her ALP Government will be in power for the next four year. Many pollsters predicted the election could go either way but...

What Did Electors Say In This Election? Have Our Politicians Listened? Will Any Of Longman’S Special Needs And Issues Be Addressed?

On Election Night, ABC’s election guru Anthony Green sounded very much like Norman - the election analyst on the famous Monty Python Election Night skit. On election night, Anthony Green seemed to be regularly repeating Norman’s famous words……. “The voting went pretty...

Hello, Hello, Hello……. What’S This Then? Do We Have Some Controversy Here?

A few days ago, MBI Facebook uploaded a story about a leaflet that was being distributed around the MBRC Division 1 area.  This posting has been one of the most viewed on MBI Facebook, so MBI has decided to upload the post to its website for those readers who do not...

Candidate Questionnaires Have Been Updated And Completed. Now Its Time For The Meet-The-Candidates Forums

The responses from those who announced after February 3, 2016 that they would be running in Division 1 have now been received and collated. As a result of information that has been recently made available, the opportunity has also been taken to update the responses...

What Do Candidates For Division 1 Stand For?

As of today (February 3), three individuals have declared they will be a candidate for the upcoming March 19 Council elections.  They are: Brooke Savige - High school teacher Paul Whyte - Former field supervisor with MBRC parks and gardens Dan Clancy - State...

2016 Local Government Elections

In early December, MBI Facebook posted a story regarding the upcoming Local Government elections that will be held on March 19, 2016. In that story, MBI sought input from readers on what characteristics and attributes they thought candidates for Division 1 should...

It’s Election Time Again

Yes, can you believe it. It’s election time again.  In the last Local Government and State elections, MyBribieIsland sent interviews to all candidates and published the responses.  This drew a mixed response.  Some candidates responded immediately with enthusiasm and...

Why Is Council Wasting Taxpayer Dollars And Depressing Property Values On Bribie Island?

This week MyBribieIsland was contacted by Mr Albert Roberts who says he is a Brisbane resident and frequent visitor to Bribie.  Mr Roberts says he has written to the local newspapers on a number of occasions in the past about what he calls “useless” work being done by...

The Council Elections And Bribie Island – A Post-Mortem

The Council elections have now come and gone as well.  At the State elections in March, Queenslanders voted overwhelmingly for change.  Queenslanders also voted overwhelmingly against mud-slinging and personal attacks.  Some of that desire for change has continued...

MBI Talks To MBRC Mayoral Candidates About Bribie Island

In our Feb 3 posting, MyBribieIsland outlined what it believes are the major issues for Bribie Island in the upcoming State and Council elections.  Last week MyBribieIsland issued 10 questions to each of the candidates for the position of Mayor of MBRC that covered...

What Do Candidates For Division 1 Stand For?

As of today (February 3), three individuals have declared they will be a candidate for the upcoming March 19 Council elections.  They are: Brooke Savige - High school teacher Paul Whyte - Former field supervisor with MBRC parks and gardens Dan Clancy - State...

2016 Local Government Elections

In early December, MBI Facebook posted a story regarding the upcoming Local Government elections that will be held on March 19, 2016. In that story, MBI sought input from readers on what characteristics and attributes they thought candidates for Division 1 should...

It’s Election Time Again

Yes, can you believe it. It’s election time again.  In the last Local Government and State elections, MyBribieIsland sent interviews to all candidates and published the responses.  This drew a mixed response.  Some candidates responded immediately with enthusiasm and...

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