The Labor Party candidate for the Wanguri by-election says she doubts the Federal Government's preselection of Nova Perris to top the party's Northern Territory Senate ticket will affect her electoral prospects.

Former Opposition media adviser Nicole Manison has been pre-selected to stand for the Darwin seat.

It was made vacant by the resignation of former chief minister Paul Henderson last week.

Voters have until 8 o'clock tonight to get their names on the electoral roll for the February 16 poll.

Ms Manison says she does not believe Labor's dumping of Senator Trish Crossin in favour of former Olympian Nova Perris has been an issue in Wanguri.

"When I went out (to knock) on the doors last night, that was not a topic that was brought up with me," she said.

"I think local politics here in the Territory is a very different game to federal politics in Canberra.

"The hot topic in town and ... across the Territory is the fact that, since Terry Mills and his Government have come to power, we've seen huge power and water price hikes.

"There is a far different mood in the electorate ... I felt there are a lot of people who are very supportive."

Rhianna Harker is contesting the seat for Country Liberals.

She has served as a chief of the Young Country Liberals.

Ms Harker unsuccessfully stood as a CLP candidate in last year's Northern Territory poll.

 

About News.net

Publishing Services International Limited (PSIL) is the publisher and operator of a worldwide network of online news sites dedicated to delivering fair, accurate and relevant reporting from a variety of the world’s most trusted sources – from the biggest cities to the smallest towns.

We deliver positive and powerful messages to our readers, providing up‑to‑the‑second news that matters to the individual.

Our promise is to serve communities and individuals worldwide, delivering information that hasn’t always been available to them. We will give them back a voice – a voice that’s empowering because it is theirs – and provide a platform to communicate between themselves and the world.

We believe people are not just generic demographics; they are individuals with their own preferences and curiosities. We are about understanding these individuals, listening to them, and serving them.

We are the new pioneering spirit of news – we’re not talking to everyone, we’re talking with every one.

If you want your news, your voice, your way, on your time – we’ve got news for you.

 

FAQs

Email

If you have any questions or concerns please email us on support@news.net

Phone

  • Australia, Toll Free 1-800-983-421
  • Hong Kong, Toll Free 800-906-187
  • Singapore, Toll Free 800-852-3871
  • USA/Canada, Toll Free 1-800-830-4132

Advertise With Us

Interested in being awesome?
Contact us by email or phone.

Cancel