• Tony Bosworth

Meet your Federal election candidates – online forum on this evening

Just a reminder, the Hawkesbury Meet the Candidates Forum is on this evening and questions will be put to candidates vying for the Federal seat of Macquarie, currently held by Labor’s Susan Templeman.

As well as the live Zoom event, there will also be a live streaming on You Tube, the link is here and it will go live when the event begins at 7pm.

This is the only community candidate forum open to the general public in the Hawkesbury. Other business or interest groups forums are only available to their members.

Voting day is Saturday May 21 for the House of Representatives and there are 8 candidates in Macquarie - Australia’s most marginal seat, so the result will play a crucial role in deciding which political party holds power after the election.

The candidates who have accepted the invitation to attend the community event are:

· Susan Templeman MP (Labor)

· Tony Pettit (One Nation)

· Sarah Richards (Liberal)

· Greg Keightley (Animal Justice Party)

· Nicole Evans (United Australia Party)

· Tony Hickey (The Greens)

The groups involved in the forum are:

BLORCAG (Bells Line of Road Community Action Group)

HRRA (Hawkesbury Ratepayers & Residents Action)

SNRTS (Sick of North Richmond Traffic Snarls)

HEN (Hawkesbury Environment Network)

CAWB (Community Action for Windsor Bridge)

NRDCAA (North Richmond & Districts Community Action Association Inc.)

Voting day is Saturday May 21 and there 8 candidates.

The MC for the event is Tony Bosworth, Editor of Hawkesbury Post.

This will be an online event carried out via Zoom, and will be recorded and made available to watch later too.

Here’s the link so you can register to join the Zoom event and watch the live proceedings.

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