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Federal 2019 Candidates


2019 Election and First Time Voters

May 21, 2019

Why are young people so disengaged with politics? And how do you engage a demographic group that’s...

Vandalism claims as Higgins goes to the polls

Vandalism claims as Higgins goes to the polls

May 18, 2019

In an otherwise respectful day of campaigning in the south-east Melbourne seat of Higgins, there were reports of vandalism at a Glen Iris booth where Greens and Labor signs were removed.

Libs hope for a successor to Pyne

University of South Australia, Daniel Dunne, Eden Panozzo, Edward Holland, Emily Schinella, Natalia Reveruzzi

May 18, 2019

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If elected, Labor's Cressida O'Hanlon would be Sturt's first female member.

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...

Apathy and long queues: as early voting opens in Deakin, the locals are frustrated

Apathy and long queues: as early voting opens in Deakin, the locals are frustrated

May 17, 2019

Voters in Deakin are feeling apathetic as they flock to pre-poll booths. Mengfan Lu reports.

Deakinites more exercised about health economies than health of the economy

Deakinites more exercised about health economies than health of the economy

May 17, 2019

While the state of the economy is seen as a major factor in this election campaign for voters in Deakin the quality of healthcare is also important.

Liberal standing for her community with “empathy” from motherhood

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.

Democracy in Colour asks voters to pledge against racism

May 17, 2019

Volunteers are making calls and knocking on doors urging voters to "vote stronger than fear." Dilpreet...

Why husband and wife team are running as candidates for RUAP

Why husband and wife team are running as candidates for RUAP

May 17, 2019

Angela Mary Dorian is Rise Up Australia’s House of Representatives candidate for Chisholm. Deanna Vonic interviews and her husband of 15 years, Peter Dorian, who is also her campaign manager and the party’s candidate for Hotham.

Greens’ Sophia Sun says Australian government becoming more like China

Greens’ Sophia Sun says Australian government becoming more like China

May 17, 2019

Greens candidate in Deakin, Sophia Sun, says Australia has become more like China, with government business done “behind closed doors” against the public interest.

Lessons in strategy and the art of the deal, with preferences wizard Glenn Druery

Lessons in strategy and the art of the deal, with preferences wizard Glenn Druery

May 17, 2019

The era of political preferences as a game of chance are well over, thanks to the likes of controversial “preference whisperer” Glenn Druery.

‘Make Australia Great’ means making things in Australia

‘Make Australia Great’ means making things in Australia

May 17, 2019

Some media have claimed that the United Australia Party’s purpose is to gain as much power as possible in order to further advance Clive Palmer’s mining interests.

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Federal 2019 Candidates