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Former Qld mayoral candidate to face court

By AAP Newswire

Former Gold Coast mayoral candidate Penny Toland will be required to face a commitall hearing next month on a charge of perjury.

Toland was charged by the Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission after allegedly giving false information to a 2017 hearing into the Gold Coast local government elections.

The hearing, which is expected to last three days, is set to begin on September 17 at Southport Magistrates Court.