Six #Greens16 contests to watch on #ausvotes election night reports @takvera






As we watch who might form a majority government, or whether we might have a hung parliament, here are the six seats to watch for the Greens on Saturday night: Melbourne, Batman, Wills, Higgins, Melbourne Ports, and Richmond. Another 6 seats of interest where the Greens vote is substantial but may fall short includes: Gellibrand […]






The Liberals have a #MissingClimatePolicy, but don’t want you to know reports @takvera #Ausvotes






The High Court has found there is an implied right of political speech in the Australian Constitution, but that doesn’t stop the Liberal Party putting pressure for an inconvenient election billboard to be taken down. Environment Victoria paid for a Billboard opposite and a bit down the road from the Liberal Party campaign headquarters in […]






Independent candidate for Higgins Graeme Weber: @gemoo4 interview






By Georgie Moore  @gemoo4 5 September 2013 Candidate Q&A I talk politics with independent candidate for Higgins Graeme Weber. Georgie: You are running as an independent pro-nuclear conservative. When people think of a conservative political candidate, the first thing that crosses their mind usually isn’t a push for nuclear power. Do you think your candidacy has […]






PUP face in Higgins: @gemoo4 interview






By Georgie Moore  @gemoo4 26 August 2013 I talk personal and party politics with the Palmer United Party candidate for Higgins Phillip Dall. How did you get into politics? Well I have seen the ad that Clive Palmer was running [early June] about the Palmer Party saying that you do not need to have political experience. […]






Higgins MP Kelly O’Dwyer: @gemoo4 interview






By Georgie Moore 4 August 2013 I talk personal and party politics with the Liberal MP for Higgins Kelly O’Dwyer. Georgie: How did you get into politics? O’Dwyer: Well, look, I was always interested in politics. I do not come from a political family. My family were interested in the issues affecting their local community. […]






The Greens face in Higgins: @gemoo4 interview






By Georgie Moore 22 July 2013 In Conversation with The Greens’ candidate for Higgins James Harrison This is the second of a series of Q&As, where I talk personal and party politics with the candidates for the Higgins electorate. Next, I will speak with Liberal incumbent Kelly O’Dwyer. Georgie: James, how long have you been involved […]






@gemoo4 in conversation with Labor’s Higgins candidate Wesa Chau






By Georgie Moore 11 July 2013 The first piece on Higgins: Costello country: Higgins by @gemoo4 This is the first of a series of Q&As, where I talk personal and party politics with the candidates for the Higgins electorate. Next, I will speak with Greens candidate James Harrison. Georgie: So Wesa, how did you get into politics? […]






Costello country: Higgins by @gemoo4






View Larger Map This @NoFibs Electoral Map is kindly provided by Paul Davis Higgins Seat Profile by Georgie Moore 24th June 2013 One of the Liberal Party’s safest Victorian seats, Higgins (formed in 1948—49) has hosted a string of high-profile representatives: including Harold Holt (1949—1967), John Gorton (1968—1975) and Peter Costello (1990—2009). With incumbent MP Kelly O’Dwyer […]