Meet our NSW Labor Local Government TeamBringing the Community and Council together
David lives in Broulee
David is our Mayoral Candidate in 2021.
David has a strong professional background in Community Services including with Eurobodalla Council
Music and the Arts are also an important part of David’s life.
Maureen lives in Batehaven.
Maureen has been a strong worker and advocate for the community in Batemans Bay and Nelligen for many years
Maureen has a strong interest in Sports and Recreation.
Matthew lives in Batemans Bay.
Matthew is a local builder, working in his family business.
His experience in the building trades gives Matthew a strong background in understanding development and building issues in the Shire
Claire lives in Moruya.
Claire has qualifications in environmental science and is enthusiastic about sustainable development. Claire has worked in Local Government using these skills.
Claire manages her family’s Oyster business, and has strong insights into the rural industries and small businesses that are the backbone of the Shire’s economy
Deirdre moved with her family to Dignams Creek in 1964.
After working in Canberra as a nurse/midwife and senior public servant, Deirdre has now made Narooma home.
Deirdre will use her skills as a senior administrator to build a Council that is open, transparent and honest.
Jack lives in Rosedale.
Jack and his partner Cath lost their house in the 2019 fires, and they are now rebuilding.
Jack has a strong background in environmental issues which affect the Shire and since retiring has taken an activist role on environmental issues affecting our region.
LABOR READY FOR A NEW ERA IN EUROBODALLA
LABOR READY FOR A NEW ERA IN EUROBODALLA Eurobodalla Labor supporters say they're ready for a new era in how Eurobodalla Shire residents are governed with a likely large turnover of councillors and a new mayor in the chamber following the recent local government...
PROUD TO BE LABOR’ SAY MORE AND MORE VOTERS
Mayoral candidate David Grace said today he was proud so many Eurobodalla voters supported Labor, its local policies and its commitment to an open and accountable council in the race to the 4 December elections. “I am proud of Labor's commitments to community...
LABOR SUPPORTS CALLS TO STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
Violence against women remains a serious problem in Australia. Eurobodalla Labor for Council today said its support for Eurobodalla Domestic and Family Violence Service Homelessness services (which works with single women and women with children experiencing domestic...
LABOR IN LOCK-STEP ON EUROBODALLA HEALTH NEEDS
Labor support for a fully resourced and funded Level 4 Eurobodalla Regional Hospital cascaded from federal to state to local government at a weekend rally backing the proposed facility in Moruya. NSW Opposition leader Chris Minns, shadow Health minister Ryan Park,...
CHALLENGING ELECTION CONDITIONS
CHALLENGING ELECTION CONDITIONS Eurobodalla Labor for Council today reminded voters who have not yet pre-polled (or used iVotes) for the 4 December elections, of the importance of every eligible voter exercising their voice at the ballot box in the lead-up to...
LABOR CALL FOR URGENT REVIEW — COUNCIL BUDGET
LABOR CALL FOR URGENT REVIEW -- COUNCIL BUDGET A full review of the 2021-22 Eurobodalla Shire Council’s (ESC) $125 million Budget would be undertaken as a priority under a Labor mayor and/or councillors following the 4 December elections according to Eurbodalla Labor...
COUNCIL DEBT RECOVERY NEEDS TO CONSIDER HARDSHIP
A Labor mayor and/or Labor councillors elected to the Eurobodalla Shire Council (ESC) would review council debt collection practices to ensure they meet the highest standards of community service. Mayoral candidate David Grace said today the NSW Office of Local...
RUSHED RECYCLING AND WASTE MANAGEMENT CONTRACT NEEDS CLOSE SCRUTINY WITH JOB LOSS FEARS
The recent decision of Eurobodalla Shire Council on the eve of the 4 December election to change its domestic waste and recycling collection contract, leading to the loss of 15 jobs at Moruya Recycling Facility (MRF), was unnecessarily rushed and needs close scrutiny...
EUROBODALLA’S PUBLIC SECTOR WORKERS: KEY CONTRIBITORS TO LOCAL ECONOMY
Public sector workers such as teachers, nurses, firefighters and police could be the lifeblood of some local economies, especially during challenging economic times like the Black Summer bushfires and the COVID pandemic, according to a report the South Coast Labor...