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Some nuggets of interest in predictable Broadmeadows

Some nuggets of interest in predictable Broadmeadows

It's setting the bar pretty low to say that Saturday's byelection for the Victorian state seat of Broadmeadows was more interesting than expected.

Right ‘used delaying tactics’ to ensure McGuire got the gig

Right ‘used delaying tactics’ to ensure McGuire got the gig

A member of the Victorian ALP's powerful administrative committee has accused leaders of the party's ruling Right faction of deliberately delaying preselection for the Victorian seat of Broadmeadows to shoehorn Frank McGuire into state parliament.

Broady challenge could play well for Feeney come 2013

Broady challenge could play well for Feeney come 2013

Last week's apparently non-sensical bomb-throwing from rebel Victorian trade unions eager to force a preselection ballot in the state seat of Broadmeadows had an overriding purpose -- the protection of Senator David Feeney's spot in federal parliament after 2013, Labor insiders say.

McGuire Supreme Court challenge could expose Broady branch stacks

McGuire Supreme Court challenge could expose Broady branch stacks

This morning's backing by CFMEU overlord Bill Oliver of a Supreme Court challenge to block the ALP National Executive's parachuting of Frank McGuire into John Brumby's seat of Broadmeadows is almost certain to founder and will instead shine a light on the electorate's notorious history of branch stacking, party insiders say.

Maguire the favourite for Broadmeadows <br>by-election

Maguire the favourite for Broadmeadows
by-election

The by-election to replace former Victorian Premier John Brumby has been set for February 19. Labor's state administrative committee will meet next week, presumably to smooth the path for property developer (and brother of Eddie) Frank McGuire, writes William Bowe.

Not much of a contest in Broadmeadows

Not much of a contest in Broadmeadows

Australia's first election for the year will be a rather sedate affair.