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UPW 2018 Stories


Act on Aged Care before it’s too late, warns Hinch

Act on Aged Care before it’s too late, warns Hinch

May 13, 2019

The ratio of staff to the elderly in aged-care homes is woefully inadequate and Derryn Hinch is fighting for change.

Hidden cost of falling housing prices

Hidden cost of falling housing prices

December 3, 2018

Victoria's housing markets are taking a hit, meaning there's less stamp duty to pay for the billions of dollars worth of infrastructure projects underway.

Bentleigh: Major swing to Labor in Bentleigh

Bentleigh: Major swing to Labor in Bentleigh

November 26, 2018

Bentleigh joins the Labor landslide giving Daniel Andrews a second term in power.

Oakleigh: Labor wins

Oakleigh: Labor wins

November 26, 2018

Oakleigh became part of the Labor landslide win in 2018.

Northcote: Labor takes back Northcote

Northcote: Labor takes back Northcote

November 25, 2018

Labor won the day in Northcote taking back its traditional strong hold.

Victoria Votes: Live TV coverage from 6 universities

November 24, 2018

Six universities have united to provide live TV coverage of the Victorian state election.

Northcote: Parents blast government for lack of school funding

Northcote: Parents blast government for lack of school funding

November 24, 2018

Parents in Northcote launch new lobby and advocacy group. They've had enough of governments not providing basic funding for schools.

Statewide: Early Voting

Statewide: Early Voting

November 23, 2018

William Ton speaks to early voters ahead of the November 24 election

Statewide: Regional voters welcome rail upgrade promises

Statewide: Regional voters welcome rail upgrade promises

November 22, 2018

Ballarat commuters have been promised rail service improvements by both the Labor and Liberal parties. Chelsea Byrne reports.

Statewide: Greens want 300 new trams for Melbourne

Statewide: Greens want 300 new trams for Melbourne

November 22, 2018

The Victorian Greens are seeking a major upgrade to Melbourne's tram network in the lead up to this month's state election. Nikita Helm reports.

Statewide: Greens call for LGBTQI protections

Statewide: Greens call for LGBTQI protections

November 22, 2018

Debate surrounding laws that allow the discrimination of LGBTQI students and teachers has sparked controversy. The Victorian Greens are calling for inclusion for all. Maddison Wrench reports.

Statewide: Level crossing removal still divides Carrum

Statewide: Level crossing removal still divides Carrum

November 22, 2018

It’s been welcomed by some and vindicated by others but everyone agrees that the Victorian level crossing removal project will have a big impact on votes in the state election. James Burgess has more.

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UPW 2018 Stories