• After eight long boring weeks it’s . . . ELECTION D-DAY!

    Voters go to the polls this Saturday to elect a new Federal Government after the longest most boring election campaign in living memory. Many observers believe it’s a case of electing Tweedledee or Tweedledum but that is up to the elector to decide. But certainly in TWT Territory it’s primarily the sitting Liberal MPs versus [...]

  • Hunters Hill votes on forced merger opinion poll


    Hunters Hill Council will wait for the result of this Saturday’s Federal Election before it votes on a ratepayer funded poll on its proposed forced amalgamation with neighbouring Lane Cove and Ryde. The Council’s decision on Monday night mirrors a similar vote by Lane Cove to take up a Labor Party election promise to spend [...]



    The seven Bennelong candidates attended Ryde Business Forum Meet the Candidates Forum at North Ryde’s Courtyard by Marriott on Monday night. They are pictured l to r The Greens Justin Alick, Liberal John Alexander OAM MP, Arts Party Christopher Gordon, Private Party John August, Christian Democrats Julie Worsley, Labor’s Lyndal Howison and Independent Martin Mulcare. [...]

  • North Sydney Meet the Candidates


    The Weekly Times North Sydney Meet the Candidates Forum organised and chaired by Don Murchison, pictured standing above, was well attended by candidates and constituents in Greenwich Community Centre last Friday night. Candidates seated, l to r, James Coffey Science Party, Peter Hayes Labor, Trent Zimmerman MP Liberal, Dr Arthur Chesterfield-Evans The Greens, June Scifo [...]

  • Trent Zimmerman urges you to vote for future generations


    North Sydney MP Trent Zimmerman has urged North Sydney voters to put future generations first on Saturday. Mr Zimmerman stressed that Malcolm Turnbull’s Liberal team has strengthened and stabilised the economy and has done everything in its power to prevent government debt being passed onto future generations. “The key is creating the economic conditions tp [...]

  • Stop forced Council mergers – CDP


    Rev Fred Nile’s Christian Democratic Party (CDP) has called for a halt to moves by NSW Premier Mike Baird to force the amalgamation of councils across NSW, following the success of Strathfield’s action in the Land & Environment Court.  Co-founder of the Save Our Strathfield group and lead Senate Candidate for the CDP  Mrs Nella [...]

  • Health versus business the key to marginal Reid


    Reid MP Craig Laundy discusses his plan for small business with Peter and Sarina from RaineriÕs Cafe in Five Dock. TWT on-the-spot PHOTO Reid MP Craig Laundy has put small business growth at the heart of his campaign. “Small and family business is the engine of jobs growth in Australia and we must support those [...]

  • Baird puts bite on Hunters Hill budget


    A Baird Government imposed freeze on Hunters Hill Council’s ability to raise revenue is expected to see the Council hold workshops to consider budget restraints. Monday night’s Hunters Hill Council meeting heard the budget workshops will be held immediately as the Council strives to balance its budget by September. Mayor Richard Quinn told the Council [...]

  • Dr Stephen Ruff independent voice for North Sydney


    Poor decision making by the major political parties has inspired a North Sydney surgeon to run as an independent candidate for North Sydney. Royal North Shore Hospital orthopeadic surgeon Dr Stephen Ruff has the backing of North Sydney independent advocate Ted Mack and promotes himself as a true independent candidate who puts North Sydney first. [...]

  • St Joey’s history plaque unveiled by Mayor Quinn


    Hunters Hill Mayor Richard Quinn unveiled the latest of seventy local historic plaques outside St Joseph’s Catholic College last Friday morning. The plaques are an initiative of Hunters Hill Historical Society and can be seen outside local landmarks that include Hunters Hill Public School, Vienna Cottage and the Woolwich Pier Hotel. They were funded through [...]

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