We’ve been talking about Troy Williams, the Canberra Liberal candidate who put up the first poster of the 2007 election campaign earlier in the week.

His fluteboard has been a source of joy to his could-be constituents – as this photo of how it looked yesterday shows.

Williams seems to have been quick off the mark in other ways, too. Too quick, maybe. Take a dekko at his website. He’s already learned all about the problems in the suburb of O’Conner – but doesn’t seem to have spent enough time there to discover that it’s actually spelt O’Connor.

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Ditto with his research on his opponent. Throughout much of the site, Williams refers to the current Labor Member as “Bob McMullen”.