Federal candidates in town
WHITSUNDAY residents will have the choice of seven candidates when we go to the polls for the Federal election on September 7 – and five of them were in Airlie Beach this week.
Whitsundays Marketing and Development hosted a “meet the candidates” breakfast at Coral Sea Resort on Tuesday morning.
The Labor candidate Bronwyn Taha had a special guest with her – former Premier Peter Beattie who is contesting the southern Queensland seat of Forde.
MAKING THEIR CASE: Candidates for Dawson Ian Ferguson (Palmer United), Bronwyn Taha (Labor), Sitting member George Christiansen (LNP), Jonathon Dykyj (Greens) and Justin Englert (Katter's Australia Party) at the “meet the candidates” function on Tuesday.