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Problems with democracy and how to combat them before you vote

Across Australia, we witness angry voices, students striking, millennials in despair, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people fighting for basic rights. I don't...

Justice Party candidate wants to help those in aged care

Anne Wicks is the Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party candidate running for the seat of Chisholm. Wicks has worked previously as a photographer and a small...

What do young voters in Chisholm want?

This story was produced by Shannon Tucker, Ebony Miocic and Sahar Foladi As the upcoming 2019 Federal election approaches, youth enrolment has reached a record...

SHE Votes: focussing on women’s issues this federal election

The Young Women’s Council of Australia hosted ‘SHE Votes’, an election forum focussing on women’s issues, in Adelaide on May 8. Forty women gathered in...

Climate change Issue heats up at The Pulse’s Corangamite Q and...

Corangamite is the most marginal seat in Australia and, in my opinion, it could be an interesting litmus test for the success of either...

‘There’s no jobs on a dead planet’: AJP candidate Rosie Lavin...

"In my opinion, we have the strongest climate change policy because we're addressing animal agriculture." The Animal Justice Party's Chisholm candidate Rosemary Lavin wants young...

Powerful show of unity at Labor launch

Bill Shorten made a strong challenge for the Lodge at Labor's campaign launch in Brisbane on Sunday, pushing the message that his is the...

Investigation: Chisholm candidates make the most of Chinese social media platforms

SHAYANNAH BECK, NANCY TA and ZHI XIAN LYU have spent weeks following the social media campaigns of the main candidates in the Melbourne electorate...

Tradie turns to Greens after ‘brutal’ time in his life

"I'm just a normal bloke from the suburbs who wants basic human rights for people." Twenty-six-year-old tradie and Chisholm candidate for The Greens, Luke Arthur, has...

Rudd discusses Asian vote at Deakin round-table event

The Labor candidate for the Melbourne seat of Chisholm, Jennifer Yang, and former Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, were critical of the mainstream media for...