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LUKE HARTSUYKER FINISHES CHARITY BIKE RIDE

After cycling for two days and clocking up more than 180-kilometres Member for Cowper, Luke Hartsuyker arrived safe and well in Port Macquarie. The Charity Bike Ride is hoped to raise more than $15,000. “We’ve had a great ride, riding on behalf of some great causes in regard to the disabled surfers association, Macleay Vocational College and the Mid North Coast Special Olympics” – Luke Hartsuyker.    

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LYNE MP DR DAVID GILLESPIE SELLS POST OFFICE

It’s been the centre of a political row and Lyne MP Dr David Gillespie has confirmed the sale of the post office housed at the Lighthouse Beach shopping centre.   Labor launched a High Court challenge against the National MP because it believes the Australian Post outlet could be an indirect financial interest in the Commonwealth. That would be grounds for disqualification and force a by-election. While the sale, to a Sydney investor, will not protect him from disqualification if the High Court rules against him, it would allow him to re-contest the seat.  

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HARTSUYKER BACK ON HIS BIKE FOR ANNUAL CHARITY RIDE

Member for Cowper Luke Hartsuyker was back on his bike today for his annual charity ride. Mr Hartsuyker set off from Coffs Harbour this morning and will make his way 180 kilometres south to Port Macquarie. The money raised from the ride will be donated to the Disabled Surfers Association, Special Olympics Mid North Coast and Macleay Vocational College. “We expect to raise this year around $15,000 but over the life of the ride we’ve raised around $100,000 just a little more. It’s a significant fundraiser for a range of good local causes.”

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