Fracking has emerged as a prominent issue in Saturday's town council by-election, say candidates after checking the voters' pulse on issues. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. CARTOON: Flash-back to the town council elections of 1980.
As the Centre is losing 20% of its representation with the axing of Greatorex, the town council should take up the slack in the region's diminished democratic system. That's the view of Jason Quin (pictured), one of the seven candidates for Saturday's council by-election. He spoke with ERWIN CHLANDA.
Local IT entrepreneur Edan Baxter has thrown his cap into the ring for the upcoming Town Council by-election. He's definitely keen as he was a candidate in the last full council election, when the photo (left) was taken, and also in the last NT Legislative Assembly campaign.