@preciouspress: Will there be a battle for Bennelong?

View Larger Map This @NoFibs Electoral Map is kindly provided by Paul Davis Seat profile By Jack Sumner 1 July 2013 I never knew the grandfather who died down a Barnsley mine but I do remember fondly the Grandpa who had spun cotton, breathed its dust and died of byssinosis age 61. My Dad was a […]

Costello country: Higgins by @gemoo4

View Larger Map This @NoFibs Electoral Map is kindly provided by Paul Davis Higgins Seat Profile by Georgie Moore 24th June 2013 One of the Liberal Party’s safest Victorian seats, Higgins (formed in 1948—49) has hosted a string of high-profile representatives: including Harold Holt (1949—1967), John Gorton (1968—1975) and Peter Costello (1990—2009). With incumbent MP Kelly O’Dwyer […]

Bellwether Eden-Monaro: @MargaretOConno5 reports

View Larger Map This @NoFibs Electoral Map is kindly provided by Paul Davis Seat Profile by Margaret O’Connor 21 June 2013 For someone who these days would be sneered at by certain columnists as being a café-latte and chardonnay drinking member of the chattering classes, my background sure doesn’t fit the template. I grew up on […]

RuddWatch: @JanBowQLD sets the scene in Griffith

View Larger Map This @NoFibs Electoral Map is kindly provided by Paul Davis Seat profile by Jan Bowman 19 June 2013 From the well-to-do apartment blocks of Kangaroo Point and the entertainment and culture hub of South Brisbane to the tin and timber Queenslanders of East Brisbane, Coorparoo and Greenslopes, Griffith is a diverse inner […]

Hills alive with sounds of Libs planning government: @AlisonParkes Mitchell report

View Larger Map This @NoFibs Electoral Map is kindly provided by Paul Davis Mitchell Seat profile  by Alison Parkes Mitchell hills alive with sounds of Liberal music: seat report by @AlisonParkes Mitchell is in Sydney’s outer metropolitan North West. Once rural and semi rural, it is experiencing the rapid development of subdivisions, dormitory suburbs and […]

Reporting democracy in the seat where I live: @willsmore298 in Sturt

View Larger Map This @NoFibs Electoral Map is kindly provided by Paul Davis Sturt seat profile  by Shane Willsmore June 15, 2013 Paul Kelly grew up in the seat of Sturt. His song Adelaide – Kensington Road runs straight for a while before turning. We lived on a bend, it was here we were raised and […]

Chasing involved democracy in Indi: @Indigocathy v @SMirabellaMP

  Margo: Cambell Klose has volunteered to do media for Cathy Mcgowan, a community candidate challenging Sophie Mirabella in the safe Liberal seat of Indi at the federal election. His piece is the 4th in our series on new political activists. Those of you who read Not Happy, John! know that grassroots democracy is very […]