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Mayoral candidate Onkaparinga 2022

Commotion at the Onkaparinga Council Meeting of 17 January 2023

On this night I went with one other person to make a Deputation in the Council Chambers against a motion aiming to ‘Declare a Climate Emergency in Onkaparinga’. In the motion there was no definition of what an emergency is or what they would be permitted if one were declared or any prescribed way to…
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Election Fraud Everyone is invited to attend a court hearing on Friday 17 February 2023 at 9am. My previous post stated that we were looking closely into what happened during the election and of course the entire voting and counting process.     I say that during the period since the elections closed, I have…
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An early task for this new Council will be to appoint a new CEO.

Having a CEO who has a history of experience in Councils is a clear handicap to all rate payers and should be avoided like the plague! At around $305,000 per annum the CEO might be the highest paid person in the City of Onkaparinga but that’s not the only reason we should choose with care.…
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Power blocs, not people, have always controlled Councils

What about a power bloc controlled by the people? Ever since I nominated for Mayor and 11 others nominated for the 12 positions open for Councillor in the Onkaparinga Council Elections from September 2022 a common complaint has been that 12 people teaming up to bring in some reforms would be some sort of affront…
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Is everyone satisfied with the way the election for the Council for the City of Onkaparinga went?

I stood for Mayor in last month’s election along with 11 candidates who stood for the 12 vacant Councillor positions. We were all in agreement that Council Rates are excessive and money has been spent or wasted without the full consent of Rate Payers. We sought to extract the Council from all politics and return…
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The things you see when delivering flyers

As our team and supporters will soon finish delivering 63,000 flyers I remembered this letterbox I found almost in the middle of a driveway. I didn’t think to take a photo of the pink pig I stumbled over some days before.     The major part of our campaign to get the word out has…
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Meet & Greet Candidates for the 2022 Council Elections

Come along this Sunday, 23 October to Wilfred Taylor Reserve where you can meet and get to know some of the Nominees for the 2022 Council Elections. We will be providing a FREE sausage sizzle – fingers crossed for a lovely sunny day! It’s a great park for the kids to have a play and…
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South Australia In Focus – Interview with Candidate for Mayor Mark Nielsen

Candidate for Mayor Mark Nielsen was interview by MarkNeugebauer from South Australia In Focus on 24th September 2022 See the full interview here

New council to decide on our water assets

After the new Council is elected in November 2022 they will need to make a decision about the possible sale or lease of crucial water assets owned by rate payers. In the 25th August edition of Onkaparinga Now the article, ‘Further engagement on water assets’ it talked about the submissions of more than 600 people…
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What do you need?

Now that we are beginning our campaign in the 2022 election for the City of Onkaparinga it’s an ideal time for you to tell us what you need or what you think the Community needs. This is when all the candidates have their ears open. All 12 of us are campaigning with a common purpose…
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