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Higgins – an electorate in the media spotlight

Higgins – an electorate in the media spotlight

May 16, 2019

When Australians prepare to vote, some electorates draw the media. In this election it was Higgins. Julius Dennis reports

Michaela Moran: Sustainable Australia candidate for Higgins

Michaela Moran: Sustainable Australia candidate for Higgins

May 12, 2019

A second-time election candidate, Moran has a lot of sympathy for politicians.

Palmer’s Tim Ryan eyes Higgins

Palmer’s Tim Ryan eyes Higgins

May 12, 2019

"Sometimes, you know, you just have to roll a hard six and go for it."

Australian Animal Justice Party candidate, Alice Walker, is running in her first election campaign

Australian Animal Justice Party candidate, Alice Walker, is running in her first election campaign

May 9, 2019

Alice Walker became a vegan in 2012 after learning how animals are treated in the agricultural industry.

Liberal no-show at Higgins climate forum

Liberal no-show at Higgins climate forum

May 7, 2019

Rivals attack the Liberal candidate for Higgins after her failure to attend a forum on climate change and poverty.

Swinburne’s Maddie Wrench in conversation with the Labor candidate for Higgins

May 6, 2019

Maddie Wrench asks Labor's Fiona McLeod about her campaign and why having more women in politics is so important

Cute kittens in Higgins: Playing candidates on Instagram

Cute kittens in Higgins: Playing candidates on Instagram

May 3, 2019

Playing Instagram in Higgins: Who will be the fairest in the political mirror?

Fiona McLeod SC: From the Victorian Bar to the heart of Higgins

Fiona McLeod SC: From the Victorian Bar to the heart of Higgins

May 3, 2019

Fiona McLeod is a latecomer to Higgins but is proving to be an adept campaigner

Jason Ball: Turning voters Green, door knock by door knock

Jason Ball: Turning voters Green, door knock by door knock

May 3, 2019

Greens candidate Jason Ball is out to convert voters one by one - on the streets and in their homes

Voters say climate change is central in the battle for Higgins

Voters say climate change is central in the battle for Higgins

April 24, 2019

Voters in Higgins - 67 per cent say climate change is their most important issue

The election call boosts public discussion about Higgins

The election call boosts public discussion about Higgins

April 18, 2019

The PM's announcement of the federal election sees an increase in media discussion about Higgins

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.

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