Deputy PM Warren Truss announces he'll recontest his seat

DEPUTY Prime Minister Warren Truss has announced he'll recontest the seat of Wide Bay at the next Federal Election.

After a party meeting in Rockhampton on Thursday, Mr Truss told journalists he would be nominating.

Lucy Stanton was announced as Labor's candidate for Wide Bay earlier this year.

In the 2013 Federal Election Mr Truss survived a 2.5% swing to Ms Stanton and Labor to retain the seat with 63.2% of the vote.

Mr Truss Mr Truss first won the of Wide Bay in 1990.



Advice to help you smoke out the problem

Advice to help you smoke out the problem

Breathe a little easier with these tips

Suspicious fire in Grafton's CBD

premium_icon Suspicious fire in Grafton's CBD

Fire and Rescue label fire near train tracks as suspicious

More firefighters on scene as blaze burns out of control

More firefighters on scene as blaze burns out of control

UPDATE: Residential properties under threat as fire spreads

Local Partners