Palmer’s long shot eyes Higgins

Tim Ryan, the 23-year-old IT student representing the United Australia Party (UAP) in Higgins and the party’s Shadow Human Services Minister, “always considered being a candidate”. Julius Dennis reports.

House calls in Higgins

A paediatrician who suffered a significant loss in the recent Victorian election, is hoping to succeed retiring MP Kelly O’Dwyer in the federal seat of Higgins this month. Oscar Perri reports

Ball plays the “long game”

Greens candidate in Higgins, Jason Ball, is Ball is an LGBTIQ advocate who came to prominence by way of being the first professional AFL player to come out openly as gay. Julius Dennis reports

Dancing the dream

Others in the family have danced but young April Prato was the one to run with it, writes Chelsea Byrne.