The Sippy Downs and District Community Association (SDDCA) is hosting a meet the candidate forum for the Buderim electorate to empower voters’ to engage directly with candidates beyond respective party policy rhetoric and empower an open dialogue to focus on local issues, challenges and the proposed solutions of such.

The event will be running from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday the 15th of November located at Chancellor Park Primary School Hall in Scholars Drive, Sippy Downs.
(Facebook Event Link – https://www.facebook.com/events/1475494109171450/)

All candidates have confirmed their availability and will be in attendance for this community forum.

Candidates will be provided an opportunity to respond to four standard questions which will be collated from both online and email submissions from potential voters. Please submit questions you would like ask of all the candidates using the online form below.

The SDDCA also welcomes the submission of questions to be submitted to info@sippydowns.org.au for those who prefer email correspondence.

Following responses from all candidates attendees will be invited to present additional questions to specific candidates from the floor of the meeting.

SDDCA President Matthew Druce states “With compulsory preferential voting returning to Queensland elections in mid 2016 it is imperative that voters have a deep understanding of the calibre of candidate that they will be selecting beyond their first preference.

As an organisation that advocates for and on behalf of local residents, often on topics that are controversial and require negotiation with multiple levels of government, we understand all too well that elected representatives need a level of capability, tenacity and willingness to challenge the status quo. As such we are delivering this forum to ensure that when voters go to the polls on the 25th they have had the opportunity to select a primary and preferential voting hierarchy that will best serve the community’s wants, needs and desires”.

All Buderim Electorate voters are invited to attend and hear responses from each of the candidates in the set questions format and in turn follow this up with with questions from the floor to individual candidates.

Buderim Electorate - Meet the Candidates Forum- Question Submissions

Submit your question to be collated by the SDDCA Management Committee for potential delivery at the Buderim Electorate - Meet the Candidates Forum on November 15, 2017. 4 Questions in total will be collated from all community submissions. We urge you attend so that should your specific question be included you may ask it yourself of your chosen candidate on the night.
  • Please Note

    Your question must be able to be asked of ALL Candidates. Questions that you may have of a specific Candidate can be asked in person on the night if you so wish. While we ask for your name and contact number in this form it is only to enable us to contact you should we require more information or clarity. Your details will NOT be available to the public or to candidates whatsoever.