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Record votes for USU election but more student involvement needed

Record votes for USU election but more student involvement needed

July 17, 2019

By the time this year’s University of Sydney Union (USU) Board election had come to an end, student...

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.

West Papuan suffering will go on if we don’t take a stand, says Rosa

West Papuan suffering will go on if we don’t take a stand, says Rosa

July 9, 2019

  West Papuan human rights defender Rosa Moiwend was in New Zealand last week, speaking about the need...

The day news theory became reality

The day news theory became reality

June 6, 2019

"As I stood out the front of the ABC's Sydney headquarters, I couldn't help but feel the conflicting senses of both pride and anxiety."

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...

The reign continues in Deakin

The reign continues in Deakin

May 22, 2019

The Liberal Party will continue to reign in the Victorian seat of Deakin after Michael Sukkar was elected for the third time on Saturday.

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.

Student journos form ‘biggest newsroom’ to cover election

Student journos form ‘biggest newsroom’ to cover election

May 22, 2019

Journalism students across Australia collaborated in an immense project to cover the weekend’s federal election. Organised through The Junction, a website showcasing and promoting student journali...

Kerryn Phelps concedes defeat in Wentworth

Kerryn Phelps concedes defeat in Wentworth

May 20, 2019

Dr Kerryn Phelps, the Independent who won a by-election in Malcolm Turnbull's former seat, has conceded defeat.

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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