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Matthew Elmas, Rudi Edsall, Naim Kurt
La Trobe University
The week's campaign in focus

The week's campaign in focus

May 30, 2016 La Trobe's team discusses the week's election campaign news.
Kate Wagner
University of Sydney
Battle over guns in Watson

Battle over guns in Watson

May 30, 2016 A recent shooting in the Watson electorate has highlighted Greens concerns over gun laws.
Watson
Cori Lindsey
University of Sydney
Greens plan to solve housing crisis

Greens plan to solve housing crisis

May 28, 2016 The Government's role is to make housing affordable, says Bloch
Watson
Calin Barker, Charlotte McDonald, Austin Alvinnico
Swinburne University
Do Safe Schools belong in Kooyong?

Do Safe Schools belong in Kooyong?

May 27, 2016 Some want the Safe Schools program cut in Kooyong despite fears that the mental health of students will suffer as a result.
Kooyong
Jasmine Peace
Swinburne University
Soaring house prices swing voters

Soaring house prices swing voters

May 27, 2016 Soaring house prices and record long queues for public housing are expected to be key issues in the federal electorate of Isaacs, according to real estate experts and charities.
Isaacs
Georgina Gibb , Imogen Bailey
Swinburne University
The voices that call McGowan

The voices that call McGowan

May 26, 2016 The woman who heads the grassroots campaign for Cathy McGowan says the MP is the “voice” of the movement.
Indi
Alessia Allfree, Caitlin Roberston
Swinburne University
Government milks concessional loans

Government milks concessional loans

May 25, 2016 The Coalition has announced concessional loans for dairy farmers despite the fact that an audit recently found that governments from both sides of politics have consistently mismanaged these schemes.
Mallee
Cori Lindsey
University of Sydney
Nightmare on WestConnex Motorway

Nightmare on WestConnex Motorway

May 25, 2016 The unpopular roads project is a major issue for voters in Watson.
Watson
Annelise Answerth
Swinburne University
Artful funding needed from private patrons

Artful funding needed from private patrons

May 25, 2016 With cuts to government funding, some in the arts sector are calling on private patrons for their survival
Breeanna Tirant
Swinburne University
Aid cuts cost women's lives, says charity

Aid cuts cost women's lives, says charity

May 25, 2016 A charity says cuts to Australia's foreign aid budget are costing lives because of their impact on programs aimed at reducing violence against women.
Taylor Saunders
La Trobe University
Candidate has

Candidate has "no time" for financial disclosure

May 24, 2016 David Mulholland, the Liberal candidate for Jagajaga says transparency over campaign donations is not his priority.
Jagajaga
Hannah Rose Hamer
University of the Sunshine Coast
No hope and a box of matches for asylum seekers

No hope and a box of matches for asylum seekers

May 24, 2016 The asylum seeker issue and the coinciding policies are seen to be pivotal in the election. But the two major parties have similar plans
Fairfax