Thursday, December 3, 2020

Politics

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Expert says Labor’s use of WeChat has been effective

Some of the keenest campaigning in the Melbourne seat of Chisholm has happened on WeChat, the Chinese social media platform. The seat's two main candidates,...

Dobby on top for donkey vote

Come election day in the seat of Chisholm, the name at the top of the Ballot best placed for the donkey vote is Ian...

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...

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...

Should compulsory voting be abolished in Australia?

Turnout at the last Federal Election, in 2016, was the lowest recorded since the introduction of compulsory voting in 1925 and more than 600,000...

Roll call, baby: A record amount of young people enrolled to...

Yesterday, the Australian Electoral Commission announced on Twitter that at 96.8%, a record amount of eligible voters were enrolled to vote in next month's...

Opinion: The case for a republic

When Australians go to the polls, we vote for politicians that we feel are similar to us - similar views, similar outlook on the...