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Politely passionate: council candidates front invited guests

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No gloves came off at the only public forum assembling all candidates in the local government election, but the word 'passionate' was worn threadbare. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Thousands of voters miss out on last week of campaign 

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Early polling  is likely to favour incumbents and high profile candidates over the fresh faces coming forward, some of whom are highly credible candidates. KIERAN FINNANE comments. PLUS see inside for links to our coverage of the campaign to date. 

Surprising conservative on council: Jacinta Price

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This confident, articulate and talented woman on the national stage has taken a low profile in the Town Council and consistently aligned herself with the conservative block. She speaks about why with KIERAN FINNANE.

Unpredictable, unaligned and undaunted: Cr Eli Melky

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Alone among the candidates handing out how-to-votes, Councillor Eli Melky has not allocated preferences. His rivals have and they’re mostly putting him well down the list. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

'Room to move' on environment: Greens council candidate

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One advantage of being endorsed by the NT Greens is to have a ready-made group of volunteers to help her, but the campaign message is "mostly mine", says committed environmentalist and seasoned youth leadership worker, Jodi Lennox. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

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