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Podcast: democracy sausages, the tally room and ACT election analysis

Podcast: democracy sausages, the tally room and ACT election analysis

Crikey October 22, 2012

Student journalists Jacqui Garrity and Jelisa Apps, after gobbling down a couple of snags, analyse the ACT election result and the state of negotiations between the three parties.

Breaking the syringe economy: prison union fights ACT plan

ACT Election October 18, 2012 4 Comments

A national-first prison needle exchange proposed for the ACT has sparked debate ahead of the territory's election on Saturday. Reporter Ben Westcott examines the proposal.

The active future of public transport

ACT Election October 18, 2012

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

Next stop: light rail?

ACT Election October 18, 2012

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.

ACT election: Labor’s victory seems assured

ACT Election October 18, 2012

The one and only public opinion poll of the Australian Capital Territory election campaign finds Labor headed for a comfortable-to-landslide victory, with three of the Greens’ four seats hanging in the balance, reports William Bowe.

Doctor divides uni: gay student told to seek hormone testing

Doctor divides uni: gay student told to seek hormone testing

Amber Jamieson October 17, 2012 28 Comments

Students and staff at the University of Canberra are divided over the actions of a Catholic doctor at the university medical centre who refuses to prescribe contraception and suggested a gay student have a hormone test.

ACT election: what’s the best way to reform stamp duty?

Crikey October 15, 2012

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 journalist Russell Ayres reports.

ACT election: Liberals’ garden garbage scheme a waste of space?

ACT election: Liberals’ garden garbage scheme a waste of space?

Crikey October 15, 2012

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.

Next ACT: what the Canberra election means for young people

Next ACT: what the Canberra election means for young people

Crikey October 11, 2012

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.

Seriously, can Canberra really be Sydney’s second airport?

Seriously, can Canberra really be Sydney’s second airport?

The Urbanist October 10, 2012

Barry O'Farrell and the Capital Airport Group believe High Speed Rail will allow Sydney's second airport to be located 250 km away in Canberra. Qantas CEO, Alan Joyce, reckons the idea is outrageous.