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Fighting for WA’s fair share

Fighting for WA’s fair share

May 17, 2019

The Western Australia Party may be a relative newcomer to the political scene, but candidate Elizabeth Re hopes a push for changes to WA’s GST share will help win the marginal seat of Stirling.

Bird’s fifth-generation dedication to the Illawarra tipped to continue in Cunningham

May 16, 2019

It's one of the safest Labor seats in the country, with candidate and long-time incumbent Sharon Bird again bringing history and connection to her Wollongong campaign.

Climate change warming the political waters of Gilmore

May 16, 2019

It's climate change, not the economy, that is playing on younger voters' minds in Gilmore, according to the majority of candidates competing for the marginal NSW seat.

Berejiklian answers Mundine call in Gilmore

May 16, 2019

The election countdown clock is ticking and it has brought out the big guns in the marginal seat of Gilmore.

Gilmore candidates fire-up in heated ABC forum in dying days of campaign

May 14, 2019

There were no holds barred at a candidates forum in Gilmore overnight, with plenty of fire from the floor and at the table.

Inspired by the landscape & large Catholic family, Jones seeks ninth year in parliament

Inspired by the landscape & large Catholic family, Jones seeks ninth year in parliament

May 10, 2019

Stephen Jones is re-contesting his seat of Whitlam in the upcoming election – a seat he sits in wit...

Atlee determined to loosen Labor’s grip on Cunningham

Atlee determined to loosen Labor’s grip on Cunningham

May 10, 2019

You've got to be in it to win it, and the Liberal Party candidate, Chris Atlee, says its time to loosen Labor's grip on Cunningham.

Nationals’ Wentworth flying the Coalition flag in Whitlam

Nationals’ Wentworth flying the Coalition flag in Whitlam

May 10, 2019

Whitlam is a Labor stronghold, as the name would suggest, but that hasn't stopped Nationals' Stephen Wenthworth from entering the fight in NSW.

McCallum says Greens’ push about future of Gilmore

McCallum says Greens’ push about future of Gilmore

May 10, 2019

A life-long affinity with the natural environment is driving Carmel McCallum, the Greens' candidate for the marginal seat of Gilmore.

Independent Schultz looks to make history in Gilmore

Independent Schultz looks to make history in Gilmore

April 23, 2019

Former Liberal, now independent Grant Schultz is looking to write political history in his fight for the prized seat of Gilmore this federal election.

The People of Menzies

The People of Menzies

April 17, 2019

These voters in Menzies are not reticent in giving their opinions on federal politics.. and told us what they think will guide the voters in May.

Water fight in Corangamite

Water fight in Corangamite

April 16, 2019

Sport and recreation facilities are at the top of the agenda in the marginal seat of Corangamite with both the Liberal and Labor candidates focussing their campaigns around local community groups like local surf life saving clubs and recreation centres.

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