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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...

Catch our election night TV coverage here

Catch our election night TV coverage here

May 17, 2019

From 6pm (EST) on Saturday May 18 we covered the election aftermath live for three hours. Our broadcast...

Education and safety on agenda for Angus Young

Education and safety on agenda for Angus Young

May 17, 2019

riven by a passion for safety and security, and hopes of creating a new education centre, Angus Young is running in the upcoming federal election as Pauline Hanson’s One Nation’s candidate for Stirling.

Public schools left out by Federal promises: WASSEA

Public schools left out by Federal promises: WASSEA

May 16, 2019

A surge in the number of Catholic and independent schools on the back of increased Federal funding is “fracturing our society”, according to Western Australian Secondary Schools Executives Association president Armand0 Giglia.

Wages are a key election battleground

Wages are a key election battleground

May 14, 2019

With the federal election in full swing, there are countless campaigns underway – not only from the parties vying for seats themselves, but also business groups, lobby groups and unions seeking to get their issues on the national agenda. 

Bishop’s Curtin: In play despite 15.5% margin

Bishop’s Curtin: In play despite 15.5% margin

May 14, 2019

Since its establishment, Julie Bishop's seat of Curtin, that encompasses Perth's wealthy Western suburbs,...

One to watch: Hasluck’s 2.1% knife edge

One to watch: Hasluck’s 2.1% knife edge

May 13, 2019

The seat of Hasluck will be one to watch on election night, May 18. The Liberal Party currently holds the seat with one of the smallest margins nationally, at 2.1%.

Stirling: Diverse and marginal

Stirling: Diverse and marginal

May 10, 2019

The federal electorate of Stirling was first named and voted on in 1955. It was named after the first governor of the Swan River Colony, Sir James Stirling. Over its 64-year history it has had 18 elections and 12 of them have been won by a member of the Liberal party.

Face-to-face campaign the key for Kevin Host

Face-to-face campaign the key for Kevin Host

May 8, 2019

Australian Christians’ Kevin Host will be hoping third time is the charm as he campaigns for the marginal seat of Stirling.

Education, representation first for Labor’s Melita Markey

Education, representation first for Labor’s Melita Markey

May 8, 2019

A desire to see the people of Stirling represented regardless of “gender, race of financial situation” inspired Labor’s Melita Markey to stand in the marginal seat for the upcoming federal election.

REVIEW: Avengers: Endgame is a fun, messy, worthy conclusion.

REVIEW: Avengers: Endgame is a fun, messy, worthy conclusion.

May 1, 2019

After over a decade of films and the incredible cliff-hanger of Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel Studios and directors Anthony and Joe Russo had the enormous task of bringing audiences a satisfying conclusion to the current phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

Education, Australia Day, farmers and feminism

Education, Australia Day, farmers and feminism

April 29, 2019

Better education for Stirling, empowering women in politics and tackling foreign land ownership in Australia agriculture lead the campaign promises of United Australia Party candidate, Dorothy Hutton.

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