Labor has announced Phil Costa as their candidate for the seat of Lyne at the next Federal election.
The announcement was made at the Country Labor conference at in September last year. Mr Costa was proud to represent the party at the election.
My wife and I always loved the Mid North Coast and that's why we moved here a few years ago. As locals we want to make it an even better place to live, Mr Costa said.
Labor candidate for the State seat of Myall Lakes Dr David Keegan provided his support.
Phil has been a passionate advocate for improved services at a local level, Dr Keegan said.
I am proud to support Phil in the upcoming Federal election.
Mr Costa was formerly the state Member for Wollondilly and served as NSW Water Minister.
Lyne is currently held by The Nationals Dr David Gillespie.
The Federal election will be held on May 18.