Topic: election Oz 2007
Direct lift from Dani Ecuyer website follows, and we note this was always the safest course given Ms Ecuyer would have been unlikely to staff all polling booths. But she is a quality candidate as is the Greens' Jarnason. Contrary to Overington's now infamous emails we think neither Turnbull or Newhouse are worth their salt when it comes to protecting our ecological future.
November 15th, 2007Dani Ecuyer is announcing that as a true independent, who is standing on a 'Climate Change and anti pulp mill ticket", will split preference. Ms Ecuyer says "that she was always standing to give the constituents of Wentworth a chance to make a concern or protest vote. Voters can send a strong message to the major parties that they want immediate positive policy action on Climate Change solutions and approving the pulp mill is not acceptable, to combat Climate Change.Ms Ecuyer has preferenced the Greens, the Democrats and the Climate Change Coalition ahead of either the major parties. She is preferencing the Greens in the Senate.However, Ms Ecuyer says "all voters to must seriously consider that only one party has agreed to ratify Kyoto, the Labor Party. It is imperative that Australia is at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change at the Bali meeting in December. Voters who make the choice and want action on Climate Change should therefore preference Labor."
Meanwhile the press today really ramps up the public alarm, including this gutsy business figure from the property sector:
Meanwhile a section of the Big Meeja (you can guess) have gone gone to vaudeville to strangle a damning story about the rorting of a $400M regional grants fund. The Herald and the Australian give it front page treatment (the latter unduly small). But the Daily Telegraph in Sydney prefer to reprise their beat up of Mark Latham's $535K house near Camden (which fizzled because it was a patently bogus angle).
Instead they target the digs of unionist now candidate Greg Combet as here: