Anti nuclear waste candidate elected to Auburn City Council, New South Wales
Fourth socialist elected to a local council in Australia, Green Left, September 14, 2012 By Peter Boyle, SydneyThe Communist Party of Australia’s (CPA) Tony Oldfield was elected to Auburn Council in the NSW local government elections on September 8. He became the fourth socialist to be elected as a local councillor around the country. The others are Sam Wainwright (Socialist Alliance, Fremantle Council) and Steve Jolly and Anthony Main (Socialist Party, Yarra City Council, Victoria).
Oldfield was elected as part of a local community activist group called “The Battler” . The group has been campaigning to stop the Coalition state government sending radioactive waste from the north shore suburb of Hunters Hill to a storage facility in Lidcombe….. http://www.greenleft.org.au/node/52229