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.

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.

Boom and dust for Mallee towns

Tiny towns in the Mallee struggle to find inventive ways to remain viable, write Georgie Filip, Lucy Bateman, Abbey Thorpe and Rudie Dodd.