2020 council election

When new council teams will have their first meeting

Premium Content When new council teams will have their first meeting

Councils could meet as soon as next week as the process of counting votes nears its...

ECQ investigates mishandled Lockyer votes

Premium Content ECQ investigates mishandled Lockyer votes

The Electoral Commission is investigating after a number of ballots at a rural...

New results show postal votes key in tight final seat race

Premium Content New results show postal votes key in tight final seat race

Figures obtained exclusively by the Gatton Star show postal votes will...

CASH SPLASH: Candidates pump $100,000+ into election race

Premium Content CASH SPLASH: Candidates pump $100,000+ into election race

One candidate spent more than $10,000 on their election campaign.

Top-placed candidates confident of securing seats

Premium Content Top-placed candidates confident of securing seats

The top-polling candidates in the Somerset and Lockyer Valley have claimed victory...

Former councillor’s advice for new, returning councillors

Premium Content Former councillor’s advice for new, returning councillors

Local MP and former councillor Jim McDonald has given new and returning councillors...

The new faces likely to enter council chamber

Premium Content The new faces likely to enter council chamber

The vote count isn’t over yet, but we’re starting to get a clearer picture of who’s...

LOCKYER, SOMERSET RESULTS: What the numbers tell us so far

Premium Content LOCKYER, SOMERSET RESULTS: What the numbers tell us so far

Vote counting has continued through today, and we're starting to get a clearer...

ELECTIONS: Everything you need to know for the election

ELECTIONS: Everything you need to know for the election

Still not sure who the candidates are, what they stand for or even where to vote?...

ELECTIONS: Youngster’s plan to ‘shake up’ regional council

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According to this council candidate – being just 23 years old is a strength, not a...

Veteran councillor prepared for tough economic realities

Premium Content Veteran councillor prepared for tough economic realities

WITH two terms in council under her belt, Helen Brieschke is looking to continue...

Butcher-turned-candidate to carve up on election day

Premium Content Butcher-turned-candidate to carve up on election day

Business owner pledging to bring ‘strong voice’, accountability and fresh ideas to...

ELECTION: Every polling booth in the Somerset, Lockyer

Premium Content ELECTION: Every polling booth in the Somerset, Lockyer

Not sure where you can vote this weekend? We’ve got you covered.

EIGHT IN A ROW: No last minute campaigning for veteran mayor

Premium Content EIGHT IN A ROW: No last minute campaigning for veteran mayor

In his eighth election race, mayor Graeme Lehmann won’t be waiting nervously on...

VOTE: Should the council elections be postponed?

VOTE: Should the council elections be postponed?

DESPITE fears over the coronavirus, the local council elections will still go ahead...

ELECTION: Every Lockyer candidate’s vision for the next term

Premium Content ELECTION: Every Lockyer candidate’s vision for the next term

Find out what all 12 Lockyer Valley council candidates have pledged to work towards...

Meet the candidates: Somerset hopefuls make their pitches

Premium Content Meet the candidates: Somerset hopefuls make their pitches

With just two weeks until council elections, find out what every Somerset...

Voters to miss out on candidates info night

Premium Content Voters to miss out on candidates info night

Voters won’t have a chance to put their questions to council candidates, with two...

We must diversify to build sustainable economy: Cook

Premium Content We must diversify to build sustainable economy: Cook

Business approach to council and economical diversification key pledges for...

Despite 20 years on the job, it feels like yesterday I was elected: Holstein

Premium Content Despite 20 years on the job, it feels like yesterday I was...

NO plans to stop – controlling rates and more frequent land valuations key work for...

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