"We live in a community, not an economy."
That is the view of Sisters Beach resident Scott Rankin who is running as a candidate for Braddon with The Local Party at the May 21 federal election.
Politicians’ loyalties should be to the communities they represent over their own parties, writes Leanne MinshullRead more
Anna Bateman's op-ed in the Mercury from July 7th - is the dispute over salmon an opportunity for community decision making over all Tasmania's waterways?Read more
Leanne Minshull’s OpEd published in The Mercury today. With trust in politics at an all time low, The Local Party aims to change our political culture from the bottom up. It’s time to change our political discussion from ‘how do we beat the other team?’ to ‘how can we flourishRead more
Full story here at the Examiner Tasmania’s newest political party The Local Party launched this week, with a true focus as a party for the people. North West fisherman Craig Garland, who ran independently in the 2018 by-election and secured 11 per cent of the vote to help Labor gain Braddon, is one of three foundingRead more