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Libby Coker (Labor candidate for Corangamite)

Libby Coker (Labor candidate for Corangamite)

April 16, 2019

This is Libby Coker’s second attempt to take the seat, having nearly succeeded in snatching Corangamite at the last federal election.

Budgets and Debates – The Chatter from Higgins

Budgets and Debates – The Chatter from Higgins

April 11, 2019

Fallout from a climate change debate proposal seemed more important than the budget announcement in Higgins.

No Payne, no gain says Labor for Canberra

No Payne, no gain says Labor for Canberra

April 4, 2019

Alicia Payne, the Labor candidate for the federal seat of Canberra has a simple campaign message. The issue of climate change must be at the forefront of the policy agenda.

Nothing Hollo about Greens’ push for Canberra

April 4, 2019

After 14 months of deliberation on his citizenship status, Tim Hollo will run as the Greens Party candidate for the reshaped electorate of Canberra in the ACT.

The Electorate of Higgins

The Electorate of Higgins

March 29, 2019

With the recent arrival of a high-profile Labor candidate, is the seat of Higgins now a genuine three-way race?

It’s bigger than Higgins

It’s bigger than Higgins

March 29, 2019

Scratch the surface in the inner-Melbourne seat of Higgins and there are big issues – issues that cut right across the country. James Murphy reports.

Reviving the ‘lost skills’ of traditional waka Pacific voyaging

February 24, 2019

The president of the Samoa Voyaging Society, Schannel van Dijken, says humans cannot thrive without looking after their landscapes and seascapes.

Berrima Farmers, Landowners Threatened by Proposed Coal Mine

Berrima Farmers, Landowners Threatened by Proposed Coal Mine

February 18, 2019

Residents in the small NSW town of Berrima are battling a coal mine proposal that could wipe out their water supplies.

Climate change leaving koalas high and dry

Climate change leaving koalas high and dry

February 7, 2019

Climate change is drying out eucalyptus leaves - but a clever innovation by a Gunnedah farmer is supplying water to stop koalas dying of thirst, reports Amy Yang.

As communities plan for higher tides, concerns over axing of key agency

As communities plan for higher tides, concerns over axing of key agency

October 3, 2018

Protected from the wild waves of Bass Strait by a fragile strip of sand dunes, Lakes Entrance, the tourist...

At Lang Lang, a glimpse into the future challenges of rising seas

At Lang Lang, a glimpse into the future challenges of rising seas

October 3, 2018

When Peter Rogers and Cheryl Bass arrived at their Lang Lang farm, on the eastern shore of Western Port,...

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