Scott Turner to stand for Ripon

REGION - He rose to the challenges on the football field and now Ararat sporting identity Scott Turner is trying his hand at politics.

Victorian Deputy Premier and Leader of The Nationals, Peter Ryan visited Ararat today to announce Mr Turner as the The Nationals' candidate for Ripon in the 2014 State Election.

Mr Ryan said the community stalwart, who is a life member of the Richmond Football Club, was the perfect candidate to try and win back what has been a safe Labour electorate for more than 14 years.

See Friday's edition of The Ararat Advertiser for full story.

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