Politics

Is Corboy Cathy’s real challenger?

Nationals candidate Marty Corboy is in a three-way battle with Liberals Sophie Mirabella and Independent Cathy McGowan, writes Jacob Lynch.

In praise of two mums

Labor candidate Eric Kerr was raised by two mums and is sharing his personal experience to increase awareness of same-sex marriage. Gabrielle Apter reports.

House prices putting pressure on Holt

Families fear being locked out of Holt’s property market making housing affordability a major election issue. James Willis and Justine Vemer report.

Government milks concessional loans

Both sides of politics have mismanaged agricultural relief but the Federal Government is still handing out concessional loans for farmers. Alessia Allfree and Caitlin Roberston report.

Heart attack survivor hits the ground running

A heart attack forced Independent candidate Alan Lappin to drop out of the last federal election but he is still determined to run again this year. Holley Gawne reports.

Murphy aims for a slam Dunkley

Labor candidate Peta Murphy is hoping to create a more unified community in the electorate of Dunkley, report Dylan Bruce and Samuel Seedsman.

Frankston on edge over ice epidemic

How to deal with drug-related assaults and break-ins has become a key election issue for residents in the diverse Dunkley electorate south-east of Melbourne, report Courtney Gillespie, Taylah Smith, Claire Towns and Alicia Titchmarsh.

 

Labor loses votes by reaching for the sky

Frankston residents are furious at the state Labor Government’s disregard of promises made on level crossings, which could strengthen the Coalition’s hold on the Dunkley electorate. Amanda Kirkovski reports.