It’s Bigger Than Higgins

Scratch the surface in the inner-Melburnian seat of Higgins and there are big issues – issues that cut right across the country. James Murphy reports.

Pharaoh’s back for Prahran

After falling short by 31 votes in 2014, Neil Pharaoh once again is trying to win Prahran for Labor. Sam Mills reports.

Greens candidate goes grassroots

Greens candidate for disgraced MP Telmo Languiller’s seat to present a “credible alternative”, but knows she’ll lose. Oscar Perri reports

Chasing a “better” deal way out West

Arnav Sati Craves Attention for a Neglected Safe Seat. Tarneit is Labor country, but an independent with his heart in the west is urging for change, writes Julius Dennis.

Labor despite a mother’s caution

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.

Talking tough challenges in Tarneit

The ALP’s Sarah Connolly sees opportunities in infrastructure planning to ensure “great lives” in a fast-growing electorate where youth crime has been highly publicised. Madeline Bourn reports.

Toll road continues to divide

As Greens MPs attempt to revoke planning permission for the West Gate Tunnel for a second time, a local resident claims the state government is “buying out” local councils. Jake Stevens reports.