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Abbott’s plan for uni education

Abbott’s plan for uni education

The Abbott Government has announced massive changes to Australia’s higher education sector, with plans to abolish the compulsory fee collected by universities to support student services and end Labor’s targets to support disadvantaged students acquiring a university education. ASHLEIGH PISANI reports.

Election trail: Week 4 wrap up

Election trail: Week 4 wrap up

Families got involved, Gillard didn’t appear, and more potentially offensive comments were made. ASHLEIGH PISANI gives you the essentials from week 4 of the 2013 election campaign.

MP Profile: Kate Ellis

MP Profile: Kate Ellis

Mannum girl Kate Ellis is facing some tough competition for the seat of Adelaide from Liberal candidate Carmen Garcia, but will the former Flinder’s Uni student pull through? ASHLEIGH PISANI tells us more about one of SA’s favourite MPs.

Election trail: Education cheat sheet

Election trail: Education cheat sheet

Education is one of the most important issues in the coming election – so what are all the parties offering us? ASHLEIGH PISANI gives you a cheat sheet to help you decide your vote come Saturday.

Election 2013: Climate change cheat sheet

Election 2013: Climate change cheat sheet

ETS, Direct Action Plans and carbon tax – what does it mean for us, and what are the different parties promising this election? ASHLEIGH PISANI reports.

Election trail: Week three wrap up

Election trail: Week three wrap up

Week Three has come and gone and we are now more than half way through the election campaign. It was a week that saw a considerable increase in policy announcements and a lively debate on Wednesday night. ASHLEIGH PISANI reviews week three of the election campaign.

Election trail: Week Two wrap up

Election trail: Week Two wrap up

Week two of the election saw gaffes, dull ‘debates’ and sex appeal. ASHLEIGH PISANI gives us a wrap up.

What exactly is the NBN?

What exactly is the NBN?

With all the talk about Rupert Murdoch conspiring against Kevin Rudd because of the threat the Labor Government’s National Broadband Network (NBN) allegedly poses to Foxtel, ASHLEIGH PISANI thought the issue would be a good place to start for our first policy “cheat sheet.”

Election trail: Week One wrap up

Election trail: Week One wrap up

The first week of the election campaign has drawn to a close and while it was a little light on policy, it was anything but boring. ASHLEIGH PISANI reports.

Refusal to make policies gen-y friendly

Refusal to make policies gen-y friendly

Ideally, at some point during the Australian election, social media should be employed in campaigns, allowing younger Australians to be more actively included. ASHLEIGH PISANI writes.