Scott Munro Independent for Orange

$1,725 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 26 people in 27 months
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I am an Independent candidate for the Orange By-election on the 12th of November.

I am raising money to fund the campaign. However firstly I would like to let you know just how the “go fund me” procedure works.

To ensure the integrity of the process, the Electoral Commission requires an agent who manages the account to pay costs for the campaign through the account. These must be invoiced correctly then they will be audited by the Electoral Commission. I have no direct access to any funds.

Being an Independent I do not have any financial support from a political party and so must fund my campaign. Costs usually encompass advertising for placards, brochures, radio and TV advertising. I also must pay for office space, stationery and associated costs.

Why I am standing as an Independent.

I did not make this decision lightly but was concerned by what I saw as the erosion of the rights and values of people in country New South Wales. I was also approached by many people encouraging me to run as an Independent.

I can be a strong voice for our region by:

• encouraging decentralisation of service industries from the city to country areas so that we can have more diversity in employment opportunities.

• gaining a Specialised Neo Natal Unit comparable to Westmead is vital in helping country women cope with pregnancy complications here. Furthermore, babies who need specialised care must also travel to Sydney for care as well. This places a great strain on families that can be mitigated if this unit is obtained.

• implementing a respite centre at Forbes to ease the difficulties for carers and their family members.

• fighting forced amalgamations by politically demonstrating that a government cannot consistently break promises in regards to these and other matters.

• fixing the parking at the Orange Health Service as soon as possible by working with Orange City Council to effect a solution.

• upgrading of the Forbes Central West Livestock Exchange as there may be opportunities for an export abattoir in the area which will bring jobs to the region. I have discussed this with Forbes and Parkes councils who are very amenable to this as the benefits will be ongoing and self- sustaining.

• securing our children’s future by accessing professional workshops for our teachers and students here in our region to close the gap between Sydney and country students.

• overturning the proposed ban on greyhound racing by enforcing regulation. We should support those in the industry who are doing the right thing by ensuring our high animal welfare standards are maintained.


I will give strong honest representation to every person in this electorate.

I will fight for the values country people hold dear.

I will provide a voice for all constituents in the Orange electorate whether they live in small towns, villages or larger centres.

With your help I will win this electorate for the people I represent.

Please contact me for any further questions at scott@scottmunro.com.au
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Hi Everyone,

Added a a bit of information about the gofundme process. I really appreciate your support.

Let's save the greyhounds!
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Walter Andrew
26 months ago

A bathurst founded FB site 4wks old now spread and 1045 strong 4 wks old AGED PENSIONER POWER. aim to protest poverty , respect loss and ways the three Layers of gverment for aid, not welfare as we dont Except that word , LIFTERS RETIRED , but still Lifting .volunteers, carers .state, local goverments Can help us in many ways, Champions are needed. Regards Dennis gay founfder AGED PENSIONER POWER

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$1,725 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 26 people in 27 months
Created September 7, 2016
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meredith bayfield
26 months ago

Please don't preference the Nationals, and good luck.

RB
$50
Robynne Black
26 months ago

Supporting the Greyhound Industry

FC
$20
Frank Cornish
26 months ago

Stand with NSW participants..LIVES matter.

BS
$150
Brent sullivan
26 months ago

Saving the Australia way of a "fair go". Reversing the Greyhound ban

BE
$50
Brad Ellis
26 months ago

This is for the greyhound industry

$20
Patrick Ryan
26 months ago

Reverse Greyhound Racing Ban From Ireland.

$20
Patrick Ryan
26 months ago

Reverse The Stupid Greyhound Racing Ban. Support from Ireland.

Walter Andrew
26 months ago

A bathurst founded FB site 4wks old now spread and 1045 strong 4 wks old AGED PENSIONER POWER. aim to protest poverty , respect loss and ways the three Layers of gverment for aid, not welfare as we dont Except that word , LIFTERS RETIRED , but still Lifting .volunteers, carers .state, local goverments Can help us in many ways, Champions are needed. Regards Dennis gay founfder AGED PENSIONER POWER

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