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Jon Faine - live from Higgins

Jon Faine – live from Higgins

April 16, 2019

Jon Faine – Melbourne’s master of morning talk-back on ABC 774 called for a ‘Snapshot of Higgins’, and the crowds came out to have their say

University of Wollongong goes Commando for Motor Neurone Disease

April 16, 2019

Grass and mud-stained knees jogged, sprinted and crawled their way across the University of Wollongong to raise funds for motor neurone disease.

Illawarra Folk Festival to go ahead after 'low risk' declaration.

Illawarra Folk Festival declared ‘low risk’

April 16, 2019

The annual Illawarra Folk Festival will celebrate its 35th year in January next year after the NSW government declared it a ‘low risk’ festival.

Street art on the side of the art deco Cameo Cinemas in Belgrave, Victoria in the outer metropolitan federal seat of La Trobe. Photo: Zainah Mertakusuma

Fierce contest expected in classic swing seat of La Trobe

April 15, 2019

Historically unpredictable, the seat of La Trobe has the propensity to swing either way.

Dickson MP Peter Dutton has been forced to apologise to his Labor opponent

Dutton and France clash over housing

April 15, 2019

Dickson MP Peter Dutton and Labor candidate Ali France have both accused each other of not caring about the Dickson electorate.

Clive Palmer is trying to make a memorable impression in the Dickson electorate and beyond.

Hefty price tag for eye-catching campaign

April 12, 2019

The major parties are gaining election momentum by increasing the number of billboards and signs on display.

Call for compassion threatens Dutton

April 12, 2019

Peter Dutton’s Dickson seat hangs in the balance and his controversial opinions regarding Australia’s multicultural community may knock him off his 18-year perch.

Budgets and Debates - The Chatter from Higgins

Budgets and Debates – The Chatter from Higgins

April 11, 2019

Fallout from a climate change debate proposal seemed more important than the budget announcement in Higgins.

Up Next: Election ’19, electric power breakthrough & pizza

April 11, 2019

The PM has fired the starting pistol for the federal election and the finish line is May 18. There's a lot of ground to cover between here and there

Educate to Liberate curators Pauline Smith and Ari Edgecombe ... a window on the police and immigration crackdown on illegal

Dawn Raids – Pasifika ‘liberated’ to talk about painful past

April 10, 2019

An exhibition about the infamous Dawn Raids in the 1970s has opened in South Auckland, providing a window into a painful chapter of New Zealand’s history.

Fresh produce at the Sydney Markets

Sydney’s primary producers: a dwindling crop

April 8, 2019

The pool of local farmers in the Sydney basin is at an all-time low.

A voter casts his ballot during the 2019 Solomon Islands general election on Wednesday. Image: Island Sun/Wansolwara

Solomon Islands students ‘denied’ opportunity to vote in election

April 5, 2019

As Solomon Islanders headed to the polls on Wednesday to vote for leaders whom they trust will lead them in the next ...

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.