Council Elections – small choice

For those who vote in the East Gippy Council elections; EEG and our sister group GEG sent 10 environment questions to the 17 wanna-be Councillors.
Only two had the courtesy of replying before the deadline; Bill Gamble and Peter Giddings, with fairly good answers. Then Peter Gardiner replied late.

The others obviously don’t give a stuff.

However, the Friends of Mallacoota had a bit more success and the responses are fairly well reflective of their general attitude to the environment. They asked:

“Do you support an ocean access development for Mallacoota’s Bastion Point that has majority support, is supported by the Department of Transport, has a lower impact and will cost considerably less to construct, operate and maintain than
Council’s proposal known as Option 3b?”

Giddings, Peter Yes
Gamble, Bill Yes
Gardner, Peter Yes
Wagner, Jeanette Yes
Nettleton, Robert Would support if safety requirements are met
Ellis, Dick Declared conflict of interest
Reeves, Mark Did not wish to or unable to comment
Jeffs, Daryl Did not wish to or unable to comment
Wilkin, John Did not wish to or unable to comment
Neal, Peter Did not wish to or unable to comment
McNeil, Jeff Did not wish to or unable to comment
Findlay-James, Pearl Did not wish to or unable to comment
Pelz, Marianne No
Buckley, Ben No
Freshwater, Michael No
Rowe, Jane No response
Anderson, Trudy No response

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