Lord Mayoral candidate preselection leaflet

May 11, 2012

I’m going to publish all leaflets I receive during the 2012 City of Sydney Lord Mayoral preselection.

I have so far received one leaflet – from Linda Scott – it is and here in pdf.

Leaflet text:

Linda Scott
Our Strong Community Voice

Help select your local Labor Councillor in this September’s Local Government elections.

3 good reasons to support Linda
– As a former Chair of the Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre, Linda is an experienced community advocate who can achieve results
– Living in Erskineville with her husband and two young children, Linda understands local concerns
– As Convenor of Labor for Refugees, Linda is driven by a commitment to equality and justice

web: http://www.linda4lordmayor.com
email: linda4lordmayor@gmail.com
twitter: linda4lordmayor

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Telemarketing from the old University

May 2, 2012

I arrived home tonight to find a letter from my old University saying that one of their students is going to call me over the next few weeks to ‘learn more about your engagement with the University and update you on recent achievements, future plans and ways you can be involved’. They’re asking for contributions to their bursary fund to help students in financial hardship. I can however, opt out from receiving the phone call.

This is bold telemarketing for the University – the first time they’ve been so forward. I wonder if they’ll use marketing students?

I don’t like the presumption that I should have to do something to not receive a telemarketing call. While I like the idea of supporting the bursary fund, that might be for the future.