Blackwood withstands backlash

Electoral returning officer for Narracan Phillip Robinson congratulates Gary Blackwood as the successful candidate at Friday’s poll declaration, that also was attended by independent candidate Carlo Ierfone.

Incumbent Gary Blackwood was officially declared winner of the state seat of Narracan at Friday’s poll declaration, making Narracan the safest Liberal held seat in the state. In an election that saw a significant backlash against the Liberal Party across

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Maxfield endorsed

Only one month from the state government election, the ALP has endorsed Christine Maxfield of Drouin East as its candidate for Narracan.

Only one month from the state government election, the ALP has endorsed Christine Maxfield of Drouin East as its candidate for Narracan. Denying it is an 11th hour endorsement when no one else would take on the job, Ms Maxfield

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Narracan forgotten

While the bad news of no announcement regarding a new West Gippsland Hospital headed Member for Narracan Gary Blackwood’s criticisms of the state budget, he also pointed to other important projects in Narracan that were overlooked.

Attacks by the Opposition on the state budget were aimed at what wasn’t included. Liberal Member for Narracan Gary Blackwood described the budget as being focussed on the seats Premier Andrews needed to hold government. Regional Victoria has been forgotten

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