Hobart City Council
David Edwards, an activist and
community leader, is
standing for the Hobart City Council. Married with 4 children, he works
an engineer, and for the last 20 years he has provided quality service
to the Hobart community.
He has been involved in Neighbourhood Watch, primary school
community and residents' associations, cycling, land care and
societies, as well as professional associations and unions.
For 13 years he has served in an honorary capacity on the Battery
David Edwards is firmly opposed to attempts to sell off public
such as the reserve near Maning Reef, and thinks that the citizens of
Hobart have been badly served by the current Council. As an example, he
believes that recent decisions to allow extra floors and additional
height on buildings in the city and Sullivans Cove were made to the
detriment of Hobart’s amenity.
The arrogant attitude of some aldermen in pushing developments,
those on and adjacent to public reserves, contrary to the wishes of the
public, shows the contempt with which the Council treats the citizens
This arrogance is shown by the attempt by the Council to cut the
Battery Point Planning Scheme in half, which attracted more than 80
representations, only 2 of which supported the Council’s
proposal. The Planning Scheme doesn't need changing, aldermen
who want to destroy it, do.
David Edwards strongly supports the preservation, restoration and
enhancement of Hobart’s unique built and natural heritage, with
development appropriate to the needs of the people and businesses of
It is 5 years since the aldermen up for re-election faced the
box, and David Edwards believes that the counter-productive bickering
and infighting occurring within the Council means it is time for a
Make your vote count - give your number 1 vote to DAVID EDWARDS in
October Council elections and achieve a Council Cleanup.
Edwards at the
public open space on Marieville Esplanade.
TIME FOR A COUNCIL
Well, I didn't get elected. However I did better than I
did when I stood in 1996.
This time I got 421 primary votes, and was eventually excluded.
The final results from the Tasmanian Electoral Commision are available
First Preference Votes
Distribution of Preferences
I would like to thank all my supporters for their help and
back to Edwards Home Page
For further information, write to David Edwards at GPO Box 431, Hobart
TAS 7001, or phone on 6223 6703, or email at "david at dedwards dot id
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