Health and water big issues at Nicholls candidates’ forum

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PITCHING FOR VOTES: Labor's Bill Lodwick speaking to Nicholls residents at a forum held in Nathalia last Wednesday.

CANDIDATES in the newly named federal electorate of Nicholls which includes Nagambie and Avenel faced off in a forum held in Nathalia’s GRAIN Store on Wednesday, May 1.

Candidates who took part in the forum included incumbent Damien Drum (Nationals), Bill Lodwick (Labor), Stewart Hine (UAP) and independents Andrew Brock and Nigel Hicks.

All candidates gave their pitch on why they should be elected, with Mr Drum referencing recent National’s announcements including investments in the fruit industry and a newly announced radiation treatment centre for cancer patients set to open in Shepparton by the end of 2019.

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