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ACT Marriage Equality and the Constitution

The dust has settled on the recent ACT Election and a Labor-Greens government has been returned. Student journalist Jelisa Apps follows up on her earlier story to examine the issue of marriage equality and the Australian constitution. The legalisation of same-sex marriage is officially coming to the ACT. Marriage equality was announced by Shane Rattenbury […]

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Beyond Stolen Tomatoes and Pumpkins

The Labor policy to fund additional community gardens across Canberra has sparked up some doubt on whether the funding is not being used correctly, reports student journalist Josephine Huynh. Instead of funding community gardens in communal suburbs, the Labor Party are looking into extending the policy by involving community garden programs that encourage the involvement […]

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Labor Promises to Deliver Health Services

Katy Gallagher has promised to deliver 500 additional nurses into the ACT nursing workforce over the next four years, reports student journalist Madeline Power. In the recent ACT election, Labor narrowly obtained power through a coalition with the Greens by a single seat and it has many promises to deliver. Chief Minister and Minister for […]

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“I’m a foster kid, I’m different”: growing up in care

A look at foster care policy in the ACT by student journalists Alison Dance and Charlotte King.

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Planning in Tuggeranong

Student journalists Matthew Chown and Jessica Frecklington look at the future of planning and development in Tuggeranong.

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Next stop: light rail?

It may seem like a case of déjà vu, but ACT voters can be forgiven for thinking they have heard it all before when it comes to bringing light rail to Canberra, reports student journalist Alexandria Caughey Hutt.

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Light on light rail details

Transport is a big issue on the ACT election agenda. At varying levels of funding, the three major parties have each proposed election policies aimed at improving Canberra’s public transport system, reports student journalist Jacqui Garrity.

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The active future of public transport

Student journalists Jacqui Garrity and Jelisa Apps examine active transport policies in the lead up to the ACT election.

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New stadium for Canberra

With one of the coldest climates in Australia, is it time that Canberra got a new purpose built stadium in the CBD? Student journalist Ryley McKay analyses ACT Sports Minister and ALP candidate Andrew Barr’s comparison of the proposal for a new stadium in Canberra to Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium.

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Transporting Gungahlin’s future

Student journalists Kate Ottewell and Aimee Mazzarolo and Josie Huynh and Molly Baxter examine the reality and promises of public transport services in the region.

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