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Make North Sydney the seat of Independence

North Sydney has been held by a member of the Liberal Party or its predecessor for all but six years of its existence (1). Between 1990 and 1996 it was held by Ted Mack. Ted is the only person ever to have been elected and re-elected as an independent to local, state and federal government …

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Internal Liberal Politics

An informative in which describes the internal Liberal party politics which is driving the current North Sydney by-election: “Liberal and swinging voters will not be intentionally voting for Zimmerman, because they hardly know him. He has been parachuted into the seat by the faction, previously known as “The Group”, which represents the “wet” side of …

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Money Talks

An interesting article. It would appear that in Australia money talks more loudly than the democratic process. The Liberal budget would appear to be at least 10x greater than any of the other candidates. If the Liberals win on Saturday, it would support the view that democracy is only truly available to those who can …

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We Can Do It

We can have an Independent Member for North Sydney! To do this, we need your help on election day (Next Saturday), and in the week leading up to the election. If you can assist in any way, please contact Lyn on 0429-391-036. For more details see our website –

Cartoon by Go Shyan

Community Forum

Stephen and the other candidates spoke at a community forum organised by the Federation of Willoughby Progress Associations, at the Dougherty Centre in Chatswood last night. For more information about Stephens Campaign see Thanks to the organisers for their hard work. It was an excellent opportunity to meet the candidates.

Election Material

The printing presses at True Blue Printing were running all last night. Now is the time to take the dog for a walk and help us deliver election material 🙂 If you can help please call Lyn on 0429391036. For more information see

Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates – By-election for the seat of North Sydney. Thursday, November 26 2015 7:15 PM – 10:00 PM. The Federal Government by-election for the seat of North Sydney will be held on Saturday, December 5th, 2015. The Federation of Willoughby Progress Associations Inc. wishes to invite all residents who reside within the electoral …

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Endorsement by Tom Reeve

A letter of support from Tom Reeve, Professor Emeritus, The University of Sydney. Tom was the first professor of Surgery at North Shore Hospital. — “Dr. Stephen Ruff … has been a tireless worker for the community of North Sydney particularly for betterment in health delivery and health services generally. During the years that I …

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Advice to Mr Turnbull

Our advice to Mr Turnbull — “You are not qualified to have a strong opinion regarding who should be the elected representative of the citizens of North Sydney. A hasty retreat to the eastern suburbs is advised …” Ted Mack has been an alderman on the North Sydney Council for 14 years, the Mayor of …

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