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Undecided of Corangamite: Changing Seats and Local Members

Last year we moved house. I’m not a political writer, and nor am I aspiring to be one. However, my experience in my new electorate has prompted me to consider the Australian Federal election from an entirely different perspective than I have in the past.

Our new home is only 30 minutes’ drive from our former residence. This move took us from the centre of one electorate to the very edge of another. Life at the margin of an electorate is quite different than it was at the centre. I’m left with the dilemma of how to vote when the factors to consider have radically changed. Continue reading “Undecided of Corangamite: Changing Seats and Local Members”