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The Greens preselect lead City of Melbourne candidates

The Greens preselect lead City of Melbourne candidates

March 27th, 2024 - Sean Car

The Greens have preselected current councillor and Carlton resident Dr Olivia Ball as its lead candidate ahead of the City of Melbourne elections in October, with West Melbourne resident Karl Hessian revealed as its second candidate on the ballot.


Greens comfortably retain Melbourne as voter dial barely budges

November 30th, 2022 - David Schout

The Greens’ Ellen Sandell has been re-elected as the Member for Melbourne, securing a third term at the November 26 Victorian election.

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Come hear what the candidates have to say 

November 2nd, 2022 - Carol Saffer

The four women standing for the seat of Melbourne in the upcoming Victorian Election will speak at a public forum on Monday, November 7 at 7pm at the Church of All Nations, 180 Palmerston St, Carlton.

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Greens romp home for a fifth consecutive term in Melbourne

June 1st, 2022 - Sean Car

Greens leader and Melbourne MP Adam Bandt enjoyed his best Federal Election yet on May 21, winning a fifth consecutive term with an increased percentage of the primary vote, while his party expanded its presence in the House of Representatives.

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Verbal fireworks at pre-election community meeting

May 4th, 2022 - Carol Saffer

The Church of All Nations hosted a pre-election candidates forum for the eight nominated electoral candidates standing for the federal seat of Melbourne to present their platforms on Thursday, April 21.

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Greens tipped to win Melbourne again as Labor look to address decade slide

May 4th, 2022 - David Schout

Ahead of the federal election on May 21, Inner City News looks at the seat of Melbourne and spoke with both Greens leader (and incumbent) Adam Bandt, and Labor candidate Keir Paterson.

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Paterson’s push for Melbourne

March 31st, 2022 - David Schout

In less than two months, Labor candidate Keir Paterson will look to return Melbourne as a Labor seat in the upcoming federal election — but he faces an uphill battle.

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“Worst electoral system in the country?” Warnings sent to agents after 2020 election probe

March 3rd, 2022 - David Schout

A City of Melbourne councillor has conceded that it “might just take the prize for the worst electoral system in the country” after 20 real estate agents were warned following an investigation into the 2020 election.

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