Category: National

Election Special: Young Voters

The 2019 election is set to be a close call. According to political analysts there are key issues dividing voters and generations. Brigitte O’Brien reports.

Election Special: Petrie Profile

It’s been dubbed the battle of Brisbane. The seat of Petrie, with a margin of just 1.6%, is held by a thread. Leanne Nebe reports.

Election Special: Gender Balance

In twenty-nineteen, gender equality remains an issue in many lines of work. In Politics, the imbalance is no different. Tim Lofthouse reports.

Election Special: Social Media

Gone are the days of advertising only on the TV and radio. Politians are picking up social media to engage with voters. Laura Daly reports.

Leaders make last-ditch effort for Sydney seat

Our Federal political leaders have made their final pitch to voters, ahead of Saturday’s election. Scott Morrison is urging Australians to stay the course, while Bill Shorten says it’s time for change. Laura Daly reports.

Brisbane hosts child safety conference

The keys to improving the lives of Australian children are discussion and evidence. Experts packed a conference in Brisbane today, which coincides with National Families Week. Isabella Magee reports.

Parramatta re-sign superstar Gutherson

NRL star Clint Gutherson has re-signed with Parramatta for three years. The deal comes after extensive contract negotiations. Chloe Maxwell reports.

Authorities warn flu deaths are on the rise

Queensland is in the grip of a flu disaster. It has caused at least 25 deaths so far this year and authorities say nobody is safe. James Stephens reports.

Leaders look to shore up marginal seats

Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten are criss-crossing the country to win over voters before Saturday and house prices are a talking point for both parties. Grace Desoe reports.

Former PMs on the campaign trail

The election race has turned personal as two former Prime Ministers berate sitting members. But do voters really prefer politicians to focus on policy? Brittany Butler reports.