Victorian state election: No fear about speaking out for Mildura candidate Steve Timmis

SUNRAYSIA businessman Steve Timmis is not your typical candidate – in fact, he’s not mainstream by any measure.

But it’s his unorthodox approach to politics that could make him a real contender for the seat of Mildura in November’s state election.

After months of speculation, Mr Timmis has finally thrown his hat in the ring and says he’s not afraid to stir the pot and speak his mind on the campaign trail.

“I will not be your standard politician,” he told Sunraysia Daily this week.

“I am fed up with the long-term approach to politics, particularly in regional Victoria, which has been used by a succession of major parties.

“Over the past 25 years, they’ve collectively had more or less equal time driving the ship and they’ve driven it into the ground.”

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