Election Special 2019: QUT TV News

In this Election Special, former Prime Minister Bob Hawke has died aged 89. Tributes have been pouring in all day.

The election has become a fight over the best plan for the economy and who will put more cash in your wallet.

We take a look at the seats to watch, the role of young voters and a key election issue – climate change.

Other issues include NDIS, the gender balance in politics and the role of social media.

This special edition of QUT News is brought to you by Daniele Antonaglia, Tom Copley and Leanne Nebe.

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Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies aged 89

On the eve of voting we have a special bulletin on the election. But first, news about one of Australia’s greatest politicians. Bob Hawke, Australia’s 23rd Prime Minister and Labor Party legend, has died at the age of 89.

Georgie Hewson reports.

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Tributes pour in for former PM Bob Hawke

Australians of all persuasions are mourning the passing of the Labor stalwart, Bob Hawke. There has been an outpouring of tributes.

Tim Lofthouse reports.

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Election Special: Election Moments

A marathon election campaign now comes to a close. Let’s look back at the moments which had us talking at QUT News.

Max Eagles reports.

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Election Special: Final Day

Australians are about to vote in another Prime Minister, and polls show he could be from Labor too. Bill Shorten has a two per cent lead over Scott Morrison, and they both need last minute votes.

Isla Stanich reports.

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Election Special: Electric Cars

The push for more electric vehicles has been a key part of Labor’s climate policies. But do they really live up to the green hype?

Chris Smith reports.

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Election Special: Economic Impact

The election has become a fight over the best plan for the economy and who will put more cash in your wallet. But different policies on penalty rates have worried workers and bosses alike.

Dominic Elsome reports.

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Election Special: Climate Change

From reef bleaching to mega bushfires and drought, climate change is already effecting our lives. But could it also effect the outcome of our federal election?

Isla Stanich reports.

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Election Special: Disability Factor

Australians living with disabilities have been demanding more commitment from both sides of politics. The battle for disability rights turned nasty early in the election campaign.

Georgie Hewson reports.

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Election Special: Seats to Watch

It’s bringing a new meaning to ‘hot seat’. With the pendulum in full swing for political parties, it seems Queensland will be the final election battle ground.

Laura Lavelle reports.

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