The Junction

Liberal for Macnamara: Kate Ashmor

Liberal standing for her community with “empathy” from motherhood

May 17, 2019

Outspoken Liberal Kate Ashmor questions her Labor opponent on his commitment to Judaism and if you can have empathy if you're not a mother.

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Rise Up Australia Party candidate: no comment

May 16, 2019

The Rise Up Australia Party candidate in Macnamara is unusually unwilling to talk for being an aspiring politician.

Helen Paton UAP in Macnamara helping out during pre-polling.

UAP candidate in Macnamara too busy to be interviewed

May 15, 2019

There are several questions the voters of Macnamara deserve to hear Ms Paton's views on - including the business practices of party leader Clive Palmer. But she's too busy, both to talk to The Junction and other media.

Labor candidate for Macnamara, Josh Burns.

Labor candidate: time for change for young Australians

May 14, 2019

Josh Burns promises to be a voice for young Australians in parliament if elected as the Labor member for Macnamara.

Ruby O'Rourke, independent candidate for Macnamara.

Former charity CEO enters the Macnamara race as an independent

May 6, 2019

Children and young adults are at the core of the campaign of independent candidate Ruby O'Rourke.

Independent for Macnamara: Chris Wallis.

Independent for Macnamara is “no party patsy”

May 1, 2019

Can candidate Wallis catch the the independent surf and ride it to competitive numbers?

SAP candidate in Macnamara, Steven Armstrong.

SAP: less immigration to keep Australia sustainable

May 1, 2019

The Sustainable Australia Party puts the environmental impact of immigration at the top of the political agenda. This is a challenging campaign message in may ways.

Greens' candidate for Macnamara - Steph Hogins-May.

The Greens: ‘we’re back to finish the job’

April 26, 2019

In the 2016 election, the Greens came within a few hundred votes of winning Macnamara (then Melbourne Ports). Now they want to 'finish the job'.

AJP candidate for Macnamara, Craig McPherson.

AJP: the major parties are starting to listen to us

April 26, 2019

The Animal Justice Party is small, but could play a role in deciding who wins Macnamara based on which party they preference.

View from St Kilda Pier in the seat of Macnamara.

Former ALP stronghold on a knife edge

April 9, 2019

After winning the seat 43 times in a row, Labor is now under intense pressure from the Greens in Macnamara.

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