Journalism students across Australia collaborated in an immense project to cover the weekend’s federal election.
Some old Labor hands have been recalling this week the appearances of Bill Shorten during the 2006 Beaconsfield mining rescue, that brought the then union leader and political aspirant to the nation’s attention.
This election is acquiring quite a few back-to-the-future touches. There’s John Howard, in robust campaign mode.
Scott Morrison’s ruling that the Liberals should put One Nation below Labor on their how-to-vote cards is less a stand on principle than a political gesture and a compromise.Michelle Grattan reports.
A proposal to rename Kinglake West and Pheasant Creek into a single township name had 276 responses, with 79 per cent rejecting the idea. The proposal seems unlikely to pass.
Kinglake resident and Black Saturday survivor, Ross Buchanan who lost children on that fateful day has joined with others to launch the “Aussie Yellow Vest” political campaign.
Indi’s independent MHR, Cathy McGowan, will visit Kinglake on Wednesday 16 January and Thursday 17 January.
Legislative Council (Upper House) results for the 2018 state election have been declared tonight following computerised calculations at the Melbourne Showgrounds this afternoon.
When a prime minister has diminished authority, people don’t bother so
much with the niceties.
The commanding return to office of the Andrews [Labor] government emphatically reaffirms that Labor is the natural ruling party in Victoria. By the time the state’s next election is due in November 2022, Labor will have presided over Spring Street for three-quarters of the previous four decades.