Category: Politics

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.

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.

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.

Major parties focus on first home buyers plans

The needs of first home buyers continues to dominate the campaign trail. The leaders of the major parties are both claiming they have the best plans as they vie for young voters. James Stephens reports.

Polling shows Labor on track to win election

New research shows Labor is on track to win the election. The party’s support has jumped heading into the last week. Tim Lofthouse reports.