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Resignation of Tony Smith MP.

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The Liberal Party of Australia



Resignation of Tony Smith MP


The resignation of Tony Smith was inevitable.


The only surprise out of today’s announcement was how late it was in coming.


Clearly lacking the support of Liberals in his own electorate, he knew he was facing preselection defeat.


He chose to jump ship before lie was pushed.


His resignation opens up the opportunity for a new local candidate who has the confidence and support of local Liberals and the community at large.


A preselection will now be held this Sunday.


The Liberal Party will field a strong campaign in Dickson with a candidate who will be there to represent all electors.


For further information contact Greg Goebel on 3252 1316 or 1418 889 544


26 May 1998