Though he remembers hearing his mother say, “all Labor politicians are crooks”, John Kennedy is campaigning in the hope of becoming Hawthorn’s first Labor MP since 1955. Edwina Williams reports.
Shadow State Attorney General and MP for Hawthorn, John Pesutto, whose parents came here from Italy, encourages young Australians from migrant backgrounds to “follow your dreams and aspirations”. Edwina Williams reports. The story is part of a series on the state election appearing with others by Swinburne students in The Junction (http://junctionjournalism.com/), a new collaborative online publication by Australian university journalism programs.