Media spotlights Higgins

When Australians prepare to vote, some electorates draw the media. This time it was Higgins. Julius Dennis reports

Population a key issue, says candidate

Sustainable Australia’s Higgins candidate says its main aim is to force a discussion on management of population growth “without being called racist”. Margaret Francis reports

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.

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

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