The Junction

Julia Banks, Independent  for Flinders.

From Liberal to Independent: Julia Banks

May 12, 2019

Julia Banks was the only Liberal to win a seat in Victoria in the 2016 election. This makes her leaving the liberals in 2018 very painful for the party. Can she now win Flinders as an independent candidate?

In Hurstville, the main street features a Bank of China branch as well as the usual local institutions.

Banks: Marginal multi-ethnic hub crucial for Coalition

April 26, 2019

The Federal electorate of Banks lies in the suburbs of south-west Sydney. The Liberal-held seat is a...

Chris Gambian knows his candidacy is significant for migrants and children of migrants.

The moment Gambian realised he had to run

April 26, 2019

Chris Gambian never thought he would run for Parliament as a candidate, until his daughter was born and he felt a responsibility to make a difference.

On dodgy banks, wobbly regulators, plucky whistleblowers & feisty journalism

On dodgy banks, wobbly regulators, plucky whistleblowers & feisty journalism

April 11, 2019

Holding companies and institutions to account is an increasingly difficult task. Adele Ferguson makes the case for action to support deeper reporting. 

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.
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