MEMBER for Wakefield Nick Champion has backed the official name change of his electorate, despite it having received a number of objections during the public consultation period on it – including one from his own party.
THE recent controversy over live sheep exports has created more uproar from locals in the Wakefield electorate than most other national issues in recent times, according to electoral of- fice data.
THE local federal seat of Wakefield will be renamed ‘Spence’ and lose its peri-urban status by shedding its Light Regional, Adelaide Plains and southern Barossa voters, under draft electoral
boundary changes revealed last week.
A “SECRET hit list” has revealed 1945 families in Wakefield could be worse off under the Federal Government’s new childcare changes – more than any other electorate in South Australia.
GAWLER Mayor Karen Redman has urged the committee overseeing the redrawing of federal electoral boundaries to keep all of Gawler Council’s area within the same electorate.
WAKEFIELD voters almost exactly reflected the views of the rest of Australia in the recent same-sex marriage postal plebiscite, with 61 per cent voting in favour of marriage equality.
THE local federal electorate of Wakefield faces a significant redistribution for the next election, after the number of seats in South Australia was decreased from 11 to 10 late last month.
BOTH federal politicians from the local region have declared their support for marriage equality, as the nation prepares to vote in a controversial survey over same-sex marriage.