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Syeda Tarin
Edith Cowan University
Negative gearing a game changer

Negative gearing a game changer

Jun 30, 2016 For many people, the “The Great Australian Dream” of owning their own home is wishful thinking and a nostalgic thing of the past.
Rachael Anderson and Jess Naylor
Monash University
The forgotten youth in Victoria’s oldest seat

The forgotten youth in Victoria’s oldest seat

Jun 30, 2016 Young adults leave the "retirement" seat of Flinders as soon as they can. The 18-25 year old bracket only make up 9.5% of the population. What's it like being young in Victoria's oldest electorate?
Flinders
Christiane Barro
Monash University
Making housing in Chisholm affordable

Making housing in Chisholm affordable

Jun 30, 2016 Some of the Chisholm candidates look at resolving the issue of housing affordability for young people by tackling negative gearing.
Chisholm
 
University of NSW
Bondi backpackers feel tax heat

Bondi backpackers feel tax heat

Jun 29, 2016 The proposed backpacker tax has been delayed until 2017 but travellers remain nervous about staying in Australia.
Wentworth
Matthew Elmas, Kris Recke
La Trobe University
Analysis: How does Batman vote?

Analysis: How does Batman vote?

Jun 29, 2016 Batman has become the seat to watch this election, but how does the vote break down between the Greens and Labor?
Batman
Bren Carruthers
Melbourne University
The Other Housing Crisis

The Other Housing Crisis

Jun 29, 2016 In all the jousting over housing affordability and negative gearing, the homeless have been largely ignored during the election campaign.
Melbourne
Arianna Lucente
Melbourne University
Young Muslim Australians suffering discrimination

Young Muslim Australians suffering discrimination

Jun 29, 2016 Jobseekers with ‘Muslim’-sounding names are less likely to get a job interview than their Anglo-Saxon counterparts.
Calwell
Shelby Garlick
Swinburne University
Arts crucial in an innovative nation

Arts crucial in an innovative nation

Jun 29, 2016 Arts advocates big spending promises to attract science and technology students overlook the importance of the arts.
Donal Sheil
Swinburne University
A new Aussie dream

A new Aussie dream

Jun 29, 2016 Rising house prices and population pressures on supply raises the prospect that instead of buying a home young Australians will rent an apartment all their lives.
Claudia Alp
Swinburne University
Students kick goals with sporting programs

Students kick goals with sporting programs

Jun 29, 2016 Play Sports Australia encourages children to trade in technology for traditional sport through the Sporting School programs.
Tarnay Sass
Swinburne University
PNG aid boost good news for chocoholics

PNG aid boost good news for chocoholics

Jun 29, 2016 The Coalition’s emphasis on business benefits from foreign aid is boosting PNG’s cocoa industry
Gary-Jon Lysaght
University of Newcastle
A post-coal future for the Hunter?

A post-coal future for the Hunter?

Jun 28, 2016 Mining in the Hunter has a history as rich as its coal seams, but the region is gradually moving away from coal and towards the services sector.
Hunter