WITH ALL the newspaper articles, social media posts and general community activity, the Mayoral Electioneering seems to be in full swing.
In fact, it’s hard to believe that the Mayoral election hasn’t been called yet by the Electoral Commission of Queensland…but it hasn’t.
The Whitsunday Coast Chamber of Commerce (WCCoC) was planning to host a ‘Meet the WRC Mayoral Candidates’ event, on Thursday, July 14, at the VMR, in Cannonvale.
In response to concerns raised and to err on the side of caution, the Chamber has decided to postpone the event.
This free community event will be open to all chamber members and residents of the greater Whitsunday region.
Each of the six (current) candidates will be in attendance and there will be a strict set of rules and guidelines by which candidates and guests must abide.
The Whitsunday Chamber of Commerce is an apolitical business organisation focused on improving the region for its members and community at large.
We have a particular focus on advocacy for local businesses and their employees and the long-term growth and viability of the region.
The chamber is completely independent of Whitsunday Regional Council, although on a 12-month cycle, on rotation, a WRC counsellor from Division 1 and Division 2 is invited to attend all committee meetings throughout the year, with the aim of maintaining and improving two-way communication between the organisations.
In the interests of transparency, the current council representative for the chamber is Jan Clifford.
Chamber members are invited to submit any general questions they would like the candidates to address, in advance, to the chamber secretary. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or via the link emailed out to members and shared on our Facebook page.