Wednesday, 28 July 2021
65 Macleod Street, Bairnsdale, VIC 3875 - P: (03) 5150 2300

Election Candidates 2020: Jane Rowe

Jane Rowe is a former East Gippsland Shire Councillor who is seeking to be elected to the new Council in 2020.Ms Rowe, was a councillor from 2003 to 2016, including two years as mayor.Despite contesting the 2016 council elections, she wasn’t re-elected.Ms Rowe is the mother of two adult children, and moved from New South Wales to East Gippsland in her 20s.She now calls Swifts Creek home.

Election Candidates 2020: Mark Reeves

Mark Reeves is one of just three councillors seeking re-election to Council.Mr Reeves, who has previously served two terms on Council, has been an advocate for East Gippsland in seeking support from  both state and federal governments during the drought and bushfire recovery period.A Marlo resident, Mr Reeves was appointed as the foundation principal of the Alpine School in Dinner Plain in...

Election Candidates 2020: Tom Crook

Tom Crook is among the 21 candidates contesting the forthcoming East Gippsland Shire Council elections.A father of two, Mr Crook, aged 42, has lived in East Gippsland for over twenty years.He holds a science degree with a specialisation in forest management and is passionate about wanting to contribute to the community. If elected, Mr Crook said he will be a “caring, cohesive force in the...

Election Candidates 2020: Kirsten Van Diggele

Kirsten Van Diggele is a Paynesville homeowner,  who immigrated from the Netherlands, and settled in East Gippsland with her family as a child.After finishing high school, Kirsten completed her degree in community health and has worked extensively in community engagement and youth development in both Bairnsdale and Melbourne.She has worked for councils and not-for-profit organisations, as...

Election Candidates 2020: Jeremy Schroder

Jeremy Schroder has lived in East Gippsland with his family for 20 years, the past six of those in Paynesville.Mr Schroder previously stood for council in 2016 as an endorsed candidate by the Victorian Greens.However, he is contesting these forthcoming East Gippsland Shire Council elections completely independent of any political party.

Election Candidates 2020: Sally Kendall

Sally Kendall grew up in the Tambo Valley on a beef and wool farm.A former special education teacher and social worker, Ms Kendall is looking forward to contesting the East Gippsland Shire Council elections as a first time candidate.An advocate for connected communities with better facilities and improved transport are central to her platform.

Bairnsdale Advertiser

65 Macleod Street
PO Box 465
Bairnsdale, VIC 3875

P: (03) 5150 2300
F: (03) 5152 6257

Publication Day: Wednesday
Circulation: 6,450

Yeates Media

Cnr Macleod & Bailey Streets
PO Box 465
Bairnsdale, VIC 3875

P: (03) 5150 2300
F: (03) 5152 6257