News

Q&A planned for council hopefuls

Katie Milne, pictured with Greens running mate Andrea Vickers.
Katie Milne, pictured with Greens running mate Andrea Vickers. Blainey Woodham

RESIDENTS will get an opportunity to grill local election candidates at the next Tweed Heads Chamber of Commerce breakfast.

The breakfast starting at August 14 will be one of the first opportunities for people to see and hear from all the candidates with the nominations for the local elections closing August 8.

Chamber president Rory Curtis said the total number of candidates to appear at the breakfast wouldn't be known until the nomination deadline, but he was hoping to include the lead candidate on each team.

"We have done similar things to this previously," Mr Curtis said.

He said each speaker would have several minutes to introduce themselves and address issues such as water resources and economic development on the Tweed.

There will also be opportunity for questions to be asked from the floor.

People can phone book their seat at the breakfast by phoning 0401 338 035 or emailing info@tweedchamber.com.au

Anyone interested in having a question answered can submit them through the comments section below, My Daily News Facebook page or via Twitter (@my_daily_news).

Organisers will select to best questions from those submitted and we will publish the responses.

Topics:  candidates, local government, tweed shire council election 2012



Where the "who's who” in biz will be this weekend

TIME TO SHINE: Patrons at the launch of the 2016 BEATS awards at Babalou, Kingscliff.

The theme is sequins and sparkles; the guest list Tweed's top crop

Patients being treated but no access to medical records

Doctors have returned to their rooms at the Kingscliff Family Medical Services Clinic but remain in dispute over business records.

Kingscliff doctors return to rooms to treat patients

Council's $200k woes: what cops are doing about it

NSW police at coffs harbour boat ramp, arrest , gun, shots, handcuffs

Photo: Trevor Veale / The Coffs Coast Advocate

Thieves consider Tweed Council to be a "soft target"

Latest deals and offers

Rob Kardashian 'neglected' by Blac Chyna

Friends say they are now 'back in love'

Isla Fisher: I don't like talking about my private life

Isla Fisher shut down TV hosts when they asked about her husband

Mariah Carey: I 'can't believe' Prince has gone

'Prince was one of the best people I've met'

Joe Jonas' 'tough' pals

Joe Jonas' pals are 'tough' with his potential partners

The Bachelor wash up: bacon, plank offs and that white rose

Richie Strahan, second from left, with bachelorettes Eliza, Faith, Noni and Janey in a scene from episode one of the fourth season of The Bachelor.

RICHIE Strahan meets some beautiful, and colourful, bachelorettes.

You can own this Queensland town for just $1

Yelarbon

Unprecedented auction of town's business centre with no reserve

Work starts on $15M Caloundra apartment building

Turning the first sod at the Aqua View Apartments site in Kings Beach are (from left) husband-and-wife developers Alex Yuan and Stella Sun with construction company Tomkins director Mike Tomkins and Councillor Tim Dwyer.

Developers excited about addition to Kings Beach skyline

Plans revealed for 1500-lot 'master-planned community'

Precinct will be bounded by Boundary St and Shoesmith Rd

Ecco Ripley sales run sparks prime release

MOVING IN: Sekisui House has announced the release of more residential blocks at Ecco Ripley.

Sekisui House is preparing to unveil more land at Ecco Ripley

Massive residential 9-storey high-rise hit by delays

An artist’s impression of the eight-storey-high apartment complex that Bernoth Holdings wants to build in South Toowoomba, next to the City Golf Club.

Developer struggles to get approved high-rise development started