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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.

Statewide: Elder, the wielder of power in Catholic education

Statewide: Elder, the wielder of power in Catholic education

October 31, 2018

How has former Liberal MP Stephen Elder gained so much influence over Catholic education in Victoria?

Explained: Crime and the Victorian election

Explained: Crime and the Victorian election

October 26, 2018

Opposition Leader Matthew Guy has promised to make the election a “referendum on crime”. So what are the issues? what do the stats show? what are both major parties promising? and what do the experts say?

Catholics in Victoria fear for confessional

Catholics in Victoria fear for confessional

October 3, 2018

  https://vimeo.com/290608203 Last month, the Catholic Church rejected the royal commission’...

The Metro tunnel: commuters’ perspectives

The Metro tunnel: commuters’ perspectives

August 24, 2018

With construction of the Melbourne Metro Tunnel commencing this year, Melbourne’s train system is set for network-wide changes.

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Statewide Election Stories