Landscaper Packs Punch in Race to Top

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Byline: Adam Wratten

Lining up

Confirmed mayoral candidates for next year's Rockhampton Regional Council elections on Saturday, March 31 are:

Brad Carter

Tim Griffin

Other names being bandied about include Tom Wyatt and Lea Taylor.

THIS is the photograph Dominic Doblo released yesterday as he announced his intention to run for City Hall.

It's not your normal candidate picture as Dominic, decked out in sweaty gym gear and boxing gloves, strikes a fighting pose.

Dominic says whoever takes on the region's top job will need to be fit enough for the challenge ahead and strong enough to carry the weight of the council's debt.

The landscaper passionately argues council's high level of debt is the single-most important issue to be tackled.

And he doesn't think the fallout from his financial problems a few years ago, where his fruit and vegetable business went under, will harm his chances. …


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