The Junction



Burwood
Electorate: Burwood
Held by:  Graeme Watt (Liberal, 2010)
Swing +/- to MP 2014: -3.1
Margin: 3.17

Key Comments: 

Public transport is one of the hottest topics in the electorate, with the Labor government's announcement of its plan to build the Suburban Rail Loop. The $50 billion project includes an underground station in Burwood and ALP candidate Will Fowles has been spruiking the benefits of this during his campaign.


 


Deakin University, Matthew Evans

Public transport is set to be the hot topic in the electorate with the Labor government's plan to build the Suburban Rail Loop. The $50 billion project includes an underground station in Burwood and this is something ALP candidate Will Fowles is highlighting in his campaign.

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Labor: Will Fowles

Deakin University, Matthew Evans

Deakin's dscribe.net.au political editor Matthew Evans interviewed Labor candidate Will Fowles at Ashburton train station. Watch the video here

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Greens: Graham Ross

Graham Ross grew up in Scotland and has dedicated his career to increasing sustainability in the built environment.

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Liberals: Graham Watt

Graham Watt has 10 sisters, was an Australian school boy champion, and, in 2004, he walked a hundred miles in 24 hours.

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Animal Justice: Amanda Beattie

Amanda Beattie has had a passion for animal rights since she was young and has been a vegetarian since she was 15.

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New track for growing state

Deakin University, Jamie Salter

The Victorian Labor Government has announced a $50 billion transport project if it wins the November state election. The underground Suburban Rail Loop would include a station in the seat of Burwood, which Labor is keen to win back from the Liberals.

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