John August, City of Ryde- East Ward

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John August, City of Ryde- East Ward

 

Supporting Candidates

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Are you part or have you been part of a political party? If so, which one? 

Pirate Party

 

Tell us a bit about you and your team?  What’s your day job?        

I work in IT, supporting a retail business and a shareholder communication firm

 

What are some things you love about living in the area?

Cycling around, Ice Skating at Macquarie Centre, Ryde District Historical Society

 

What do you believe to be the 3 main issues affecting our community?   

  1. Development
  2. Balancing business and citizens needs
  3. Housing affordability

 

What are the 3 key things you plan to achieve?       

  1. Better understand how the world works,
  2. Improve the Ryde environment,
  3. Improve communications – how the council and citizens understand each other.

 

What about your long term vision for the area?      

A pleasant affordable place to live where development is under control.

 

How do you plan to influence state policy that impacts on our community?          

Understand the situation, develop arguments, communicate with the community and lobby the state representatives and the NSW Government itself

 

For more information: Read John’s candidate statement

Email John at: john.august@optusnet.com.au

Call John: 0419 683 353