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Zenta Mascarenhas is the first woman to hold the seat of Swan in its 101-year history. Picture credit: Labor
Seat of Swan elects first female in 101-year history
Murdoch University, Abbey Bishop • May 26, 2022

With almost two-thirds of ballots counted in the federal WA seat of Swan, Labor has already won back...

Cases drop amid Perth syphilis outbreak. Photo: Tex Reeks
Syphilis numbers drop amid outbreak
Murdoch University, Texas Reeks • May 23, 2022

WA’s syphilis case numbers have dropped, but only slightly, as health officials grapple with an outbreak...

$7m to be used to bring Yagan Square back to life. Photo Credit: Ezra McDermott
Millions injected into reviving lifeless Yagan Square
Murdoch University, Ezra McDermott • May 22, 2022

Millions of dollars will be poured into revamping Perth’s Yagan Square in a bid by the state government...

Zenta Mascarenhas is the first woman to hold the seat of Swan in its 101-year history. Picture credit: Labor
Seat of Swan elects first female in 101-year history
Murdoch University, Abbey Bishop • May 26, 2022

With almost two-thirds of ballots counted in the federal WA seat of Swan, Labor has already won back a seat it has not controlled since the...

Podcast: The Race for Calare
Podcast: The Race for Calare
Charles Sturt University May 20, 2022
This special episode of Making a Difference is an election special with journalism students at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst putting the microscope on the electorate of Calare in the heart of NSW.
How YOU should vote
How YOU should vote
Curtin University, Nigel Smith • May 20, 2022
As voting for the 2022 Federal Election closes on Saturday, May 21, the thought of who to vote for can be daunting. Here's a couple of things to think about while making the decision?
Podcast: The Race for Calare
Podcast: The Race for Calare
Charles Sturt University May 20, 2022
This special episode of Making a Difference is an election special with journalism students at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst putting the microscope on the electorate of Calare in the heart of NSW.
Young people headshots.
50 young voices
Curtin University, Isabella Corbett, Elliahn Blenkinsop, Ruby Devlin & Alex Foot • April 26, 2022
Young West Australians say climate change, equality and discrimination, mental health and rising living costs are the political issues most important to them.
Find a seat at the Fairfax table
Find a seat at the Fairfax table
USC, Ciaran Nix and Sasha Scullion • April 26, 2022

The LNP's Ted O'Brien has held the Sunshine Coast seat for the past two terms and doesn't want to give...

60-second electorate profiles
60-second electorate profiles
USC April 8, 2022
A bite-sized rundown of seats in South-East Queensland ahead of the Federal Election in May.
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