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Bradley Jones
Edith Cowan University
Ice epidemic trashing lives in Stirling and elsewhere

Ice epidemic trashing lives in Stirling and elsewhere

Jun 10, 2016 The issue of ice and speed use has been called a national epidemic, and its impact is being felt in Stirling.
Stirling
Kate Smith
Edith Cowan University
Multicultural integration going strong in Stirling

Multicultural integration going strong in Stirling

Jun 10, 2016 Stirling is the most ethnically diverse division in Western Australia, and with Syrian refugees to settle in Australia, the Stirling community is ready to open it's arms and welcome the latest influx.
Stirling
Rebecca Johansen
Swinburne University
Kids need more preschool education say experts

Kids need more preschool education say experts

Jun 09, 2016 Experts in early childhood education are warning that Australia risks lagging behind the rest of the world unless more is invested.
Georgia Smith
Swinburne University
Amateur athletes to receive drug lessons

Amateur athletes to receive drug lessons

Jun 09, 2016 Illicit drug education, a policy priority for all major parties, is now not just for professional athletes
Lauren Fenwick
Bond University
A shard from the rock

A shard from the rock

Jun 09, 2016 Researchers, rehab facilities and an active recovery community are all part of the fight to curb the devastating effects of ice addiction on the Gold Coast.
McPherson
Mia Burgess
Participating Universities
Parties urged to remember the literary arts

Parties urged to remember the literary arts

Jun 09, 2016 Express Media has lost its Australia Council funding after 30 years of encouraging the success of young Australian writers.
Charlotte McDonald, Calin Barker
Swinburne University
Same sex marriage okay in Kooyong

Same sex marriage okay in Kooyong

Jun 09, 2016 Kooyong residents support same sex marriage, and wonder whether MP Josh Frydenberg has really had a change of heart
Kooyong
Ashley Gaden
Bond University
Gold Coast campaign for better beach access

Gold Coast campaign for better beach access

Jun 08, 2016 More than 82,000 Gold Coast residents have a disability, but the city still has work to do to improve access to beaches, transport and services.
McPherson
Hamish Baro, Ashley Alexanda
Swinburne University
Kooyong voters too comfy to care

Kooyong voters too comfy to care

Jun 08, 2016 A church leader and a refugee activist say comfortable Kooyong residents don’t care about asylum seekers. But for one parish it is a “hot issue”.
Kooyong
Jarryd Nerlich
University of South Australia
Ex candidate concedes Pyne hard to beat

Ex candidate concedes Pyne hard to beat

Jun 07, 2016 Former Labor candidate for the 2010 and 2013 elections, Professor Rick Sarre, says Christopher Pyne will be hard to beat in his South Australian seat of Sturt.
Sturt
Abby Chandler
Edith Cowan University
Infrastructure on Burt's want-list

Infrastructure on Burt's want-list

Jun 07, 2016 Residents in Armadale, Canning Vale, Gosnells and Southern River will have to wait until 2017 before construction for the NBN starts in their area, making it a hot topic in the election.
Burt
Aydée Bigaton , Gary Muller
Bond University
Housing affordability a major issue in Moncrieff

Housing affordability a major issue in Moncrieff

Jun 07, 2016 The Gold Coast has the 15th most unaffordable housing market in the world and the problem is particularly pronounced in the coastal suburbs of the Moncrieff electorate.
Moncrieff