ALL eight New England candidates have confirmed they'll be attending tonight's public forum at the Tamworth Town Hall, which kicks off at 5.30pm.
The event has been organised by the Tamworth Business Chamber, who have asked the community to submit their questions prior to the night.
Incumbent Nationals MP Barnaby Joyce has been criticised for avoiding candidate forums, however Mr Joyce attending his first one in Inverell over the weekend.
The other candidates are independent Natasha Ledger, Christian Democrats' Julie Collins, Labor's Yvonne Langenberg, the Greens' Tony Lonergan, independents Adam Blakester and Rob Taber, and United Australia Party's Cindy Duncan.
If you want to get to know more about each of the candidates, we've complied short profiles on each of them here.