SEVENTEEN candidates will vie for 10 councillor positions with Light Regional Council during the 2018 Local Government elections.
LIGHT Regional Council is looking to attain several Kapunda properties in order to provide a permanent exhibition space for a historical collection of photographs, documents and memorabilia pertaining to the life of Australian pastoralist Sir Sidney Kidman.
KAPUNDA’S Bill O’Brien has confirmed his intent to stand for re-election as Light Regional Council mayor, submitting his nomination last week.
RE-ELECTED Member for Light Tony Piccolo finished the 2018 state election count with just under 60 per cent of the local vote, after winning the majority of both declaration and polling booth votes after preferences.
RE-ELECTED Member for Light Tony Piccolo had “mixed feelings” on Saturday night after discovering he was on track to achieve a Labor Party voting record for the electorate, while his party was voted out of government.
PREMIER Jay Weatherill has reaffirmed the seat of Light is “absolutely vital” to Labor’s re-election hopes, and maintained he has a good r relationship with the incumbent member, Tony Piccolo.
GREENS member Felicity Green has been named as the fourth and final candidate for the state election contest for Light, while a high-profile cannabis advocate will stand for the party in the neighbouring seat of King.
THE seat of Light hasn’t received as much campaign attention in the lead-up to next month’s state election from either of South Australia’s two possible future leaders as it did during the last election campaign.