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Neetu Singh Suhag announces Division 2 candidacy

Daniel Bouwmeester    January 21, 2024    3 min read   

Greater Springfield resident and president of the Haryanvi Welfare Association in Australia, Inc. (HWAA) Neetu Singh Suhag has announced her candidacy for Division 2 in the upcoming Ipswich City Council elections.

Speaking on social media earlier this week, Neetu said she was “excited” to announce her official candidacy to represent Division 2, which covers the Greater Springfield region.

“After years of actively engaging and volunteering within our community, I am excited to share [with] friends, community leaders, businesses, and supporters that I am officially announcing my candidacy for the representative Councillor position in Division 2 of the Ipswich City Council,” Neetu said on January 14.

“Having called Division 2 my home for nearly 9 years, I feel a profound connection the residents, and I believe it is the right time for me now to step up and become a new voice for you at the table – representing you.

“For many years, I have had insightful conversations with fellow locals who have expressed the need for a fresh perspective.”

Five priorities

Based on those conversations, Neetu said she “wholeheartedly” commits to the following priorities:

Putting Locals First. “Local Government issues will take centre stage on my agenda. I am dedicated to consulting with residents to understand their visions for our local area.”

Allocating Funds for key Local Infrastructure: “As Division 2 experiences growth, I am committed to securing a fair share of funding to maintain our parks, roads, and essential services, while also keeping rates affordable.”

Prioritising Workforce Wellbeing: “I will advocate for the safety and respect of all employees, promoting secure work and fair pay for an honest day’s work.”

Negotiating Positive Outcomes for our Community: “My pledge involves collaboration with community groups, businesses, and elected members to ensure our community receives the necessary support, particularly amid rising living costs and housing challenges.”

Focused on Rates, Rubbish, Roads, Funding, and Environment: “I aim to ensure that taxpayer money is judiciously spent, emphasising proper allocation. Additionally, I will invest time and effort into environmental initiatives.”

“For me to effectively represent you, I humbly request your vote on March 16th, and seek your support on the ground,” Neetu said.

“Kindly inform your friends and contacts that I am your local candidate in Division 2 that needs your support. Feel free to send me a message to raise any concerns or if you would like me to organise a postal vote.

“Do not hesitate to send me a message and join our team. Let’s work together to make Division 2 an even better place for us all to come together.”

To contact Neetu Singh Suhag, call 0413 663 713 or email neetu.candidatedivision2@outlook.com.

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Daniel Bouwmeester

Daniel was born in a mining town in New South Wales to Dutch and Welsh immigrants, before relocating to Logan City, where he attended Canterbury College for twelve years. He pursued his passion for music by completing a first-class honours degree at the University of Queensland (UQ), and later signed with a local record label. He has travelled the world from a young age, including a student exchange in rural France, a job working the ski lifts in Colorado, and visits to the islands of the South Pacific. After a six-year career in market research, Daniel returned to UQ to complete a Bachelor of Journalism and Arts dual degree, majoring in political science. His varied experiences at home and abroad have contributed to a passion for spreading good news while defending the truth buried inside complex societal paradigms.