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Canberra still a Labor city despite national result

Canberra still a Labor city despite national result

May 19, 2019

Labor has taken a clean sweep of the seats in the ACT winning the electorates of Canberra, Fenner and...

Election day: view from Cooper

May 18, 2019

In Cooper it's been a fight to secure the interests of as many progressive voters as possible, as Natasha Pietrobuono reports for Election 2019.

Election day: view from La Trobe

May 18, 2019

In order for Labor to take La Trobe, it would need a swing of four percentage points in the classic swing seat.Matthew Ellis reports from La Trobe for Election 2019.

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...

Early voters in Cooper alarmed at far right rise

Early voters in Cooper alarmed at far right rise

May 17, 2019

Several voters in the inner-northern Melbourne seat expressed disillusionment with the state of Australian politics and the rise of far-right groups in Australia and internationally.

Bird’s fifth-generation dedication to the Illawarra tipped to continue in Cunningham

May 16, 2019

It's one of the safest Labor seats in the country, with candidate and long-time incumbent Sharon Bird again bringing history and connection to her Wollongong campaign.

Labor candidate: time for change for young Australians

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.

A doorknocking surprise for Reid’s Sam Crosby

A doorknocking surprise for Reid’s Sam Crosby

May 11, 2019

The smells of coffee and confidence fill the campaign car of Sam Crosby, Labor’s candidate for Reid in next weekend's Federal Election.

Greenway candidate supports new Sydney Zoo

Greenway candidate supports new Sydney Zoo

May 11, 2019

Incumbent Labor member for Greenway, Michelle Rowland, is out and about demonstrating Labor’s support...

Inspired by the landscape & large Catholic family, Jones seeks ninth year in parliament

Inspired by the landscape & large Catholic family, Jones seeks ninth year in parliament

May 10, 2019

Stephen Jones is re-contesting his seat of Whitlam in the upcoming election – a seat he sits in wit...

Beamer banks on comeback mantra in Lindsay

Beamer banks on comeback mantra in Lindsay

May 10, 2019

Labor’s candidate for Lindsay in the federal election, Diane Beamer has made a comeback into politics...

Labor is campaigning on climate change

Labor is campaigning on climate change

May 8, 2019

Labor hopes that climate change policy may be a deciding factor in this Liberal stronghold.

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