Is Canberra more than roundabouts and brothels? With the ACT election looming on October 20, journalism students at the University of Canberra bring us the inside story on the poll.
It’s about time for election fever to kick in ahead of the ACT poll on October 20.
Will Chief Minister Katy Gallagher lead Labor to a majority victory, after a term of minority government with the Greens? Can the Greens hold on to their historically high representation in the Legislative Assembly? Or will the Liberals, under dynamic leader Zed Seselja, pull off a coup in Labor-leaning Canberra and take government?
Journalism students at the University of Canberra are covering the election for Crikey via their blog, Next ACT. Check out the entertaining video below by students Gregg Easton and Elena Arena, introducing the election, looking at the issues affecting young people (public transport is a major issue), and providing thought-provoking footage of roundabouts and brothels.