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Dutton extending his time in Dickson

May 18, 2019

Long-term member Peter Dutton has regained his seat of Dickson against Labor’s Ali France in the north Brisbane electorate.

Animal lover takes on “top dog” in Dickson

Animal lover takes on “top dog” in Dickson

May 13, 2019

Maureen Brohman has always been passionate about animals. As a child, she was always worrying about them and was even banned from watching movies like Lassie

Uni expansion hangs on party vows

Uni expansion hangs on party vows

April 16, 2019

USC may have jumped the gun on construction of its new Moreton Bay campus as the move depends on plenty of party promises leading into the Federal election.

Dutton and France clash over housing

Dutton and France clash over housing

April 15, 2019

Dickson MP Peter Dutton and Labor candidate Ali France have both accused each other of not caring about the Dickson electorate.

Hefty price tag for eye-catching campaign

Hefty price tag for eye-catching campaign

April 12, 2019

The major parties are gaining election momentum by increasing the number of billboards and signs on display.

Labor “hero” sets sights on unseating Dutton

Labor “hero” sets sights on unseating Dutton

April 11, 2019

Ali France says Peter Dutton has been focused on advancing his own career and the people of Dickson feel ignored and neglected. She says she presents a new option for the community

Do the voters of Dickson know their candidates?

April 10, 2019

Peter Dutton has one of the most recognised heads in Federal politics, so it’s no surprise that 90 per cent of people surveyed in the Dickson electorate can spot him.

University students GetUp for Dickson change

University students GetUp for Dickson change

April 10, 2019

Young volunteers are standing up to target Peter Dutton’s marginal Dickson seat by performing door knocking sessions for the left-leaning lobby group GetUp.

Poet well versed in politics

Poet well versed in politics

April 10, 2019

A double booking saw Benedict Coyne ending up at a campaign launch for The Greens instead of heading to a poetry evening. Two years on and he is The Greens’ candidate for Dickson.

Dickson a window into election fate

Dickson a window into election fate

April 10, 2019

Michael Lavarch and Cheryl Kernot were Labor representatives in Dickson and are both tipping that sitting MP Peter Dutton will be ousted.

Snowboarder carves into another campaign

Snowboarder carves into another campaign

April 10, 2019

Standing proudly next to his favourite Burton, Thor Prohaska is the quirky yet committed independent candidate for Dickson who doubles as a pioneer of Australian snowboarding.

Small swing needed for change of guard

Small swing needed for change of guard

April 8, 2019

“Gosh I really hope they’ve chosen the right seat, because these people are aspirational.” That’s what Michael Lavarch, the first elected Member for Dickson, said to Cheryl Kernot ahead of her 1998 election campaign while giving the new Labor candidate a tour of the area.

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