"Vote 1 for Patrick Bedford as Alice Springs Mayor" Campaign Announcement

Alice Springs, Northern Territory: Patrick Bedford, Alice Springs local and Managing Director of Emu Run Experience, has announced the launch of his Alice Springs Mayor campaign. Mr Bedford has mentioned he is "excited and proud" to stand for the position of Mayor and councillor for Alice Springs Town Councilin the upcoming 2021 election

The campaign's goal is to communicate Patrick's passion and pride in the city he loves.

Patrick Bedford

“My life as a family man, business leader and civic volunteer has prepared me to contribute to improving Alice Springs,” he said.

The campaign announcement has revealed the 5 challenges Patrick aims to address as Mayor. These are:

- Revive the CBD - Kids Playground with Splash Park / Attract New Business

- Build better relationships across all Governments - Partnerships not Politics

- Recycle Bins - Working for a Cleaner Sustainable Town

- Real leadership to deal with anti-social behaviour

- Improve parks to be more family friendly

The announcement has already received a positive response from the public. Merrilyn Spencer, Acting Finance Manager at Tourism Central Australia, said "(Patrick is) A man of action, and action is exactly what Alice Springs needs."

Alice Springs res­i­dents will have a range of options for both the posi­tion of May­or and the eight Coun­cil­lor posi­tions when they head to the polls.

10 nom­i­na­tions have been lodged for May­or, while 17 peo­ple will stand for Councillor. With the clo­sure of nom­i­na­tions, Alice Springs Town Coun­cil have now entered care­tak­er mode. Ear­ly vot­ing opens on Mon­day 16 August with res­i­dents able to cast their bal­lot in the Andy McNeill Room. Elec­tion Day will be on Sat­ur­day 28 August.

For more information about the voting process contact Alice Springs Town Coun­cil via email astc@astc.nt.gov.au or call (08) 8950 0500 Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm.

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For more information about Emu Run Experience, contact the company here:

Emu Run Experience
Patrick Bedford
1 800 687 220
275 Stuart Hwy, Alice Springs NT 0870

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