Sue’s Election Victory: A Massive Thank-You to Everyone

[By Sue Bolton] I would like to say a massive thank-you to everyone who helped out in my re-election campaign. The results came through from the Victorian Electoral Commission late on Friday night. I got 13.03% of the vote and was the second councillor elected to the North-East ward. Continue reading

Sue’s preference policy in council elections

[By Sue Bolton] We believe that a key issue for the new council will be pressure to outsource and cut services. We asked all of the candidates about their attitude towards outsourcing. Socialist Alliance usually preferences the Greens before Labor, unless the Greens do something bad and we have followed that approach in this election with one exception. Continue reading

Moreland Council votes for CCTV despite opposition

big-brother[By Chris Slee] At its June 12 meeting, Moreland Council voted to accept a state government offer of funding to install CCTV cameras along Sydney Road. The offer was made following the rape and murder of Brunswick resident Jill Meagher in a side street near Sydney Road last year. Interest was high with 30-40 people in the gallery, most obviously opposed to the decision. Continue reading