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Interview: Linda Burney sees bumps in the road to constitutional reform

Interview: Linda Burney sees bumps in the road to constitutional reform

July 12, 2019

In an exclusive interview with Ilias Bakalla, Linda Burney talks about the rough road ahead for constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians.

NAIDOC Awards: David Gulpilil reveals he is battling lung cancer

NAIDOC Awards: David Gulpilil reveals he is battling lung cancer

July 7, 2019

The annual NAIDOC Awards last night honoured service in the community, but also revealed legendary actor David Gulpilil has cancer.

Canberra still a Labor city despite national result

Canberra still a Labor city despite national result

May 19, 2019

Labor has taken a clean sweep of the seats in the ACT winning the electorates of Canberra, Fenner and...

Catch our election night TV coverage here

Catch our election night TV coverage here

May 17, 2019

From 6pm (EST) on Saturday May 18 we covered the election aftermath live for three hours. Our broadcast...

The reluctant politician

The reluctant politician

May 15, 2019

Standing for a party with a focus on boosting domestic processing of Australia’s mining output might...

Ex-soldier to fight war on inequality

Ex-soldier to fight war on inequality

May 15, 2019

Robert Knight believes two decades in the defence force have equipped him with the leadership and decision-making...

Independent Bohm pushes for more power to the people

Independent Bohm pushes for more power to the people

May 9, 2019

Independent candidate for Canberra Tim Bohm believes the current political system is broken and if elected, he is determined to try to fix it.

Morrison v Shorten not the only battle for Canberra

Morrison v Shorten not the only battle for Canberra

May 1, 2019

A redistribution has changed the geography and demographics of the seat of Canberra, long considered a stronghold of the Labor Party.

Not all parties are onboard Canberra’s light rail

Not all parties are onboard Canberra’s light rail

April 30, 2019

Federal Opposition leader Bill Shorten’s promise of a $200 million investment in the second stage of Canberra’s light rail is a clear point of difference with the Liberal Party in the battle for the hearts and minds of ACT voters.

Students focus on hip pocket nerve

Students focus on hip pocket nerve

April 30, 2019

As students constantly juggle the demands of studying and trying to make ends meet from casual work, the federal campaign debate over wages has focussed their attention on politics more than usual.

No Payne, no gain says Labor for Canberra

No Payne, no gain says Labor for Canberra

April 4, 2019

Alicia Payne, the Labor candidate for the federal seat of Canberra has a simple campaign message. The issue of climate change must be at the forefront of the policy agenda.

Challenging attitudes even within her own party

Challenging attitudes even within her own party

April 4, 2019

The Liberals have taken a step towards answering pressure from critics, by selecting a candidate who is a woman, an immigrant and a Muslim.

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