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Federal Election 2019


Beamer promises $10m shelter in Penrith

Beamer promises $10m shelter in Penrith

May 17, 2019

  Labor’s  Diane Beamer promised a $10million shelter at Kingswood TAFE to curb homelessness...

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.

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.

Australia needs an educated vote

Australia needs an educated vote

May 16, 2019

  The lack of interest in Australian politics and political issues by young adults who have been...

Ben & Jerry’s campaign for Youth Vote and Climate Action

Ben & Jerry’s campaign for Youth Vote and Climate Action

May 16, 2019

The urge for action against climate change is reaching new levels, as the Australian Youth Climate Coalition...

Comedic Warfare: The Battle for Young Voters

Comedic Warfare: The Battle for Young Voters

May 16, 2019

  Could witty puns, comedic nuances and photoshopped images decide the federal election? Behind...

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.

Vote 1 Damo! It’s all about leadership in the U19s. Politics? Not so much …

Vote 1 Damo! It’s all about leadership in the U19s. Politics? Not so much …

May 15, 2019

There’s a lot of talk about the explosion in the youth vote and what it will mean at the ballot box. But for some first-time voters, Canberra is a distraction from the main game.

The Big Issues Are What Matter to Geoff Russell

University of Adelaide, Hannah Munro

May 15, 2019

Filed under Federal 2019 Candidates, Federal Election 2019

The Animal Justice Party if thinking big in its push for Boothby

Boothby Electorate Profile: Bush, Burbs And The Beach

Boothby Electorate Profile: Bush, Burbs And The Beach

May 15, 2019

The race for Boothby may be one of the closest of the election.

‘Get in there and shake them up’ – Peter Salerno Wants To Bring Change To Boothby

University of Adelaide, Michelle Stoddart

May 15, 2019

Filed under Federal 2019 Candidates, Federal Election 2019

The UAP candidate for Boothby wants to shake things up in the marginal seat.

Labor’s Campaign For Marginal Seat

University of Adelaide, Hannah Munro

May 13, 2019

Filed under Federal 2019 Candidates, Federal Election 2019

Campaigning on a promise of change and commitment to the community, first-time candidate Nadia Clancy is on a mission to disrupt the historically liberal held seat of Boothby. As the labor candidate for the marginal Southern Metropolitan electorate, Clancy is contesting the incumbent liberal member Nicole Flint in a seat that h...

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Federal Election 2019