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Archives for May 2019

OUT NOW. Latest Issue: Wed., May 22, 2019

The latest 112-page of The Local Paper is out now. Read the issue, FREE, at our website. Hard copies are being delivered later today (Wed.) to our network of 70+ outlets across the North-East. You can pick-up your FREE copy.

Election: booth-by-booth

Independent Helen Haines won the seat of Indi in Saturday’s Federal Election, which saw Liberal Prime Minister Scott Morrison returned to Government. Dr Haines won by a slim margin, ahead of Steve Martin (Liberal), who won more first preference votes. Preferences were required by Dr Haines to succeed in her campaign to succeed Cathy McGowan

AFL Outer East results

DIV. 2 SENIORSResults. Round 5. Saturday, May 18. Powelltown 18.13 (121) d Alexandra 14.8 (92). Kinglake 21.23 (149) d Thornton-Eildon 5.5 (35). Yarra junction 27.15 (177) d Seville 13.11 (89). Yarra Glen 19.15 (129) d Yea 4.5 (29). Gembrook-Cockatoo: Bye.Ladder. 1. Kinglake, 287.63, 20. 2. Yarra Junction, 195.37, 16. 3. Yarra Glen, 174.49, 16. 4.

9.45pm Update

9.45pm update The ABC says independent Imdi candidate Helen Haines is currently leading the vote count with 51.5 per cent of votes, with 65.2 per cent of votes counted. The ABC says this represents a 4.1 per cent swing against the independent. Liberal candidate Steve Martin currently has 48.5 per cent of the vote. First

9.15pm Update

A busy day in Indi as counting continues tonight at local polling booths. 9.15pm update The ABC says independent Imdi candidate Helen Haines is currently leading the vote count with 51.2 per cent of votes, with 44.9 per cent of votes counted. The ABC says this represents a 4.3 per cent swing against the independent.

8pm Update: Haines ahead

8pm update The ABC says independent Imdi candidate Helen Haines is currently leading the vote count with 50.8 per cent of votes, with 27.2 per cent of votes counted. The ABC says this represents a 4.2 per cent swing against the independent. Liberal candidate Steve Martin currently has 49.2 per cent of the vote.

Odds change for Indi

The TAB this morning (Fri.) released its latest odds for betting on the candidates for the seat of Indi, for tomorrow’s Federal election. $1.47 Liberal (in from $1.55) – candidate Steve Martin $2.50 Independent (out from $2.35) – candidate Helen Haines $16 Nationals – candidate Mark Byatt $34 Labor – candidate Eric Kerr Federally, Labor

Vale Bob Hawke

Prime Minister Bob Hawke and McEwen MHR Peter Cleland posed for my photograph in August 1985, when I was owner-editor of The Yea Chronicle (1984-1993). As PM (1983-1991), Bob Hawke did not normally do “product placement”, but we had enjoyed a few laughs at a press conference in the morning, and at an electorate function

AFL Outer East Div. 2 Netball Results

A-Grade. Results. Round 4. Saturday, May 11. Yarra Junction: Bye. Yea 55 d Alexandra 42. Kinglake 38 d Yarra Glen 31. Powelltown 59 d Gembrook-Cockatoo 20. Seville: Bye. B-Grade. Results. Round 4. Saturday, May 11. Seville v Thornton-Eildon. Alexandra 56 d Yea 41. Yarra Glen 36 d Kinglake 34. Powelltown 42 d Gembrook-Cockatoo 22. Yarra

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