Cam­paign thankyou

Yarrawonga Chronicle - - Front Page -

I want to thank our com­mu­ni­ties of Ovens Val­ley for their par­tic­i­pa­tion in the 2018 elec­tion cam­paign, and those who took ac­tion to help make our part of the world, Ovens Val­ley, mat­ter.

While my team and I didn’t win the elec­tion last Satur­day we have sig­nif­i­cantly changed lo­cal pol­i­tics and we’ve sent a clear mes­sage that we ex­pect bet­ter, and we de­serve more, from our lo­cal Mem­ber of Par­lia­ment. We’ve also shown that it’s pos­si­ble to be both pos­i­tive and ef­fec­tive. While our op­po­nents were busy sling­ing mud, we got on with pro­mot­ing our brand of pos­i­tive, in­clu­sive pol­i­tics.

As a com­mu­nity our job is not done now that the elec­tion is over. No mat­ter who we voted for we each have a re­spon­si­bil­ity to keep in touch with our elected MPs and con­tinue to let them know what is im­por­tant to us.

From a per­sonal per­spec­tive, I’m proud of my team and our hard work. Los­ing this elec­tion isn’t the end of the story. While the loss

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