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Apathy or lack of action by government?

Apathy or lack of action by government?

The ACT General Election is fast approaching and pre-polling booths are already open, however, there are some who will not be participating in this democratic exercise, reports journalism student Conor Hickey.

CEC funding campaign

CEC funding campaign

The Catholic Education Commission (CEC) is fighting hard for greater funding this ACT election, reports student journalist Stephanie L. Anderson.

ACT youth and families

Tuesday's focus on youth and families reporting.

ACT stamp duty changes?

ACT stamp duty changes?

Debate over how best to alter stamp duty in the ACT has been a major part of both the ACT Liberal and ACT Labor party campaigns, as student journalists Russell Ayres and Charlene Broad report.

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2012 Canberra Election

ACT Labor’s community garden growing in demand

ACT Labor’s community garden growing in demand

Put the TV remote down and blow the dust off the shovel because a new community garden may just be coming to a suburb near you! The ACT Labor Party policy includes funding extra $200,000 for ten additional community gardens across Canberra. Student journalist Josephine Huynh reports.

Seeing red over green bins

ACT Liberal policy to introduce free garden waste bins has concerned some locally-owned Canberra waste processing plants. Student journalist Molly Baxter investigates the impact.

Election issues to be enshrined in Human Rights Act

Election issues to be enshrined in Human Rights Act

The ACT election campaign has focussed on education, housing and health -- should these issues be enshrined in the ACT's pioneering Human Rights Act? Ella Fisher from the University of Canberra investigates, ahead of the poll on October 20.

Who listens to political messages?

Who listens to political messages?

Student journalist Aggie Bradshaw explores the issue of political communication in the ACT election.

Mission: Save Lake Tuggeranong

Mission: Save Lake Tuggeranong

Everyone loves a pristine, clean waterway but in the case of Lake Tuggeranong, how can it be achieved? Nick Hornby-Howell reports that the Greens seem to be full of ideas, but aren’t without their opposition, and Matt Mitchell, Corey Hammond and Sarah Bannerman take a look at all parties' views and ideas.

Brindabella argy bargy

Brindabella argy bargy

A look at Zed Seselja’s move into the Brindabella electorate by student journalist Nicole Merrilees.