Who will take the seat of Shepparton?
MORE than 48,765 enrolled locals across the region are expected to cast their vote for the seat of Shepparton by 6pm this Saturday, November 24, with more than 5,840 already having cast their votes early.
Candidates in order on the ballot paper (above), vying for the seat is Independent Candidate for Shepparton District, Suzanna Sheed, The Nationals Candidate for Shepparton, Peter Schwarz, Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party of Victoria Candidate, Murray Willaton, The Labor Candidate for Shepparton, Bill Heath, The Greens Candidate for Shepparton, Nickee Freeman and The Liberal Candidate for Shepparton, Cheryl Hammer.
There are many locations across the region where you can cast your vote, which we have listed below.
Independent, Suzanna Sheed –
- To complete the $660M of transformational health, education, rail and road projects.
- To champion a strong, collaborative and sustainable vision for Shepparton District and attract ongoing investment.
The Nationals, Peter Schwarz –
- One billion over 10 years for a regional roads fix blitz to ensure producers in the region can safely get their product to the market.
- More police on the beat for improved overall safety and re-assess the current education plan so that children I our region get a better deal.
Shooters, Fishers and Farmers, Murray Willaton –
- Fairer access to water for farmers and rural property owners.
- Ensuring access to public land for recreational users including shooters, campers, prospectors, 4wd owners and everyday families.
Labor, Bill Heath –
- Continued investment in regional health, education and transport infrastructure.
- Improved services for vulnerable people in our community, including those experiencing family violence, mental illness and homelessness.
The Greens, Nickee Freeman –
- Better support for our farmers.
Liberal, Cheryl Hammer –
- $21M for GV Health now to build a 5-bed Mother and Baby Unit, finalise the masterplan for Stage 2 and early works.
- Double rail services to eight per day and double the speed for a sub two hour trip to Melbourne, with new trains.
Arcadia Community Centre: Main Street, Arcadia
Ardmona Primary School: 580 Turnbull Road, Ardmona
Bourchier Street Primary School: 1 Bourchier Street, Shepparton
Bunbartha Community Centre: Barmah-Shepparton Road, Bunbartha
Byrneside Public Hall: Midland Highway, Byrneside
Caniambo Public Hall: Bridge Road, Caniambo
Civic Hall Euroa: 1b Bury Street, Euroa
Congupna Primary School: 3580 Katamatite-Shepparton Road, Congupna
Cooma Uniting Church Hall: Kyabram-Cooma Road, Cooma
Dhurringile Primary School: 605 Langham Road, Dhurringile
Dookie Primary School: Baldock Street, Dookie
Girgarre Public Hall: 9-13 Morgan Crescent, Girgarre
Gowrie Street Primary School: 1-19 Gowrie Street, Shepparton
Guthrie Street Primary School: Guthrie Street, Shepparton
Invergordon Recreation Reserve Public Hall: Batey Drive, Invergordon
Katamatite Sports and Community Hub: Moore Street, Katamatite
Katandra West Primary School: 17-27 Bankin Street, Katandra West
Katunga Primary School: Carter Street, Katunga
Kialla Primary School: 128 Central Road, Kialla
Kialla West Primary School: 7370 Goulburn Valley Highway, Kialla West
Kyabram P-12 College: 57 Fischer Street, Kyabram
Kyvalley Public Hall: Corner Scobie and Sinclair Roads, Kyvalley
Lancaster Primary School: 8 Weller Road, Lancaster
Lemnos Primary School: Lemnos Road, Lemnos
Longwood Community Centre: 2a Down Street, Longwood
Merrigum Primary School: Judd Avenue, Merrigum
Mooroopna Secondary College: 141-179 Echuca Road, Mooroopna
Murchison Community Centre: 14 Watson Street, Murchison
Naring War Memorial Hall: Naring Hall Road, Naring
Nathalia Community Centre: Robertson Street, Nathalia
Numurkah Town Hall: Knox Street, Numurkah
Orrvale Primary School: 300 Channel Road, Orrvale
Rushworth P-12 College: 45 Heily Street, Rushworth
Shepparton East Primary School: 15 School Road, Shepparton East
St Brendan’s Primary School: 143-149 Knight Street, Shepparton
St Georges Road Primary School: 120 St Georges Road, Shepparton
Stanhope Public Hall: Godley Place, Stanhope
Tallygaroopna Primary School: 24-34 Victoria Street, Tallygaroopna
Tatura Primary School: Corner Service and Albert Streets (access via Service Street), Tatura
Toolamba Primary School: Wren Street, Toolamba
Undera Primary School: 45 Anderson Street, Undera
Violet Town Community Complex: 35 Cowslip Street, Violet Town
Waaia/Yalca South Primary School: 1 Cowan Street, Waaia
Wanganui Park Secondary College: 1-19 Parkside Drive, Shepparton
Wilmot Road Primary School: 84-90 Wilmot Road, Shepparton
Wunghnu Primary School: Brunton Street, Wunghnu
Wyuna Public Hall: Alfred Road, Wyuna