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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...

Vandalism claims as Higgins goes to the polls

Vandalism claims as Higgins goes to the polls

May 18, 2019

In an otherwise respectful day of campaigning in the south-east Melbourne seat of Higgins, there were reports of vandalism at a Glen Iris booth where Greens and Labor signs were removed.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bx1YulAlPmE&feature=youtu.be

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

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...

https://youtu.be/lXWSLylPJbg

Dutton extending his time in Dickson

May 18, 2019

Long-term member Peter Dutton has regained his seat of Dickson against Labor’s Ali France in the north Brisbane electorate.

Tanya votes welcomed with cookies, gasps and smiles

Tanya votes welcomed with cookies, gasps and smiles

May 18, 2019

In a sharp red blazer Deputy Leader of the Opposition Tanya Plibersek walked to the Darlington Publi...

Easy Rider: Jacqui bikes around Sydney’s polling booths

Easy Rider: Jacqui bikes around Sydney’s polling booths

May 18, 2019

It’s a bright Saturday morning and Jacqui Munro, Liberal candidate for Sydney, has just arrived at th...

The young leaders calling for change

The young leaders calling for change

May 17, 2019

No Australian under 30-years-old has ever voted for a Prime Minister who has survived a full term.

Fake news war on WeChat

Fake news war on WeChat

May 17, 2019

Bill Shorten updates his WeChat account in Mandarin every day and has live-streamed question and answer...

Apathy and long queues: as early voting opens in Deakin, the locals are frustrated

Apathy and long queues: as early voting opens in Deakin, the locals are frustrated

May 17, 2019

Voters in Deakin are feeling apathetic as they flock to pre-poll booths. Mengfan Lu reports.

African-Australians in Cooper apprehensive about voting

African-Australians in Cooper apprehensive about voting

May 17, 2019

Young people of African background living or studying in the extremely diverse seat of Cooper feel under-represented by political candidates.

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