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WA Election Wrap

WA Election Wrap

May 23, 2019

The federal election was campaigned relentlessly from all sides, however, Ipsos polls on the day showed...

Dunkley elects its first female MP

Dunkley elects its first female MP

May 22, 2019

Peta Murphy is expected to be the first woman elected to the seat of Dunkley after Saturday’s federal election.

Australia’s Wealth Gap

May 22, 2019

Over the past few years, an inequality in wealth distribution has snuck its way into the Australian economy...

2019 Election and First Time Voters

May 21, 2019

Why are young people so disengaged with politics? And how do you engage a demographic group that’s...

Tanya Plibersek increases her popularity despite Labor’s devastating defeat

Tanya Plibersek increases her popularity despite Labor’s devastating defeat

May 19, 2019

Sydney’s overwhelming vote of confidence in Tanya Plibersek and Labor contrasts sharply with how the...

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...

Election Night Blog

Election Night Blog

May 18, 2019

7.00 WST/9.00 EST: The Junction's live election broadcast winds up as the count goes on with commenta...

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LNP holding Fisher and Fairfax easily again

May 18, 2019

The Sunshine Coast is on track to remain an LNP stronghold after Fisher’s Andrew Wallace and Fairfax’s Ted O’Brien both looked to be retaining their seats

Election day: view from Cooper

May 18, 2019

In Cooper it's been a fight to secure the interests of as many progressive voters as possible, as Natasha Pietrobuono reports for Election 2019.

Election day: view from La Trobe

May 18, 2019

In order for Labor to take La Trobe, it would need a swing of four percentage points in the classic swing seat.Matthew Ellis reports from La Trobe for Election 2019.

Is it time to Bight back?

University of South Australia, Cameron Nguyen, Gabrielle Torpey and Philip Pirone.

May 18, 2019

Filed under Federal 2019 Stories

With the federal election looming, pressure from environmentalists has resulted in Labor and the Coalition making last-minute changes to their policies on drilling in the bight.

Matthew votes with mum by his side

Matthew votes with mum by his side

May 18, 2019

Wearing red ‘Stop Adani’ earrings and his signature multicolour and patterned dress shirt, the Gre...

University student journalism from Australia and the Pacific
Federal 2019 Stories