La Trobe candidates get behind Tecoma locals in their fight against McDonalds

By Michelle Slater August 16, 2013 Residents of Tecoma, a small township in the La Trobe electorate, believe they have won the support of all local federal election candidates in their campaign to stop the building of a McDonald’s restaurant. The fierce two-year battle in the electorate’s eastern foothills is far from over with protests ongoing, […]

Marginal La Trobe: @DottedLine3MDR reports

View Larger Map La Trobe Seat Profile By Michelle Slater @DottedLine3MDR 4 August 2013 Welcome to the beautiful bellwether seat of La Trobe! Let’s take a tour through an electorate that includes a rainforest-covered mountain dotted by small villages, then sweeps down to rapid urban growth-belts on its southern flat-lands. Who the hell is Michelle? I’m […]