New Politics, New Media: On-the-ground #MarchinMarch reporting by citizen journalist @jansant

By Wayne Jansson  @jansant 20th March 2014 It’s normal to start a story at the beginning. I’m going to start smack bang in the middle with this one, as it sums up one of the many factors which forced 100,000 plus people to MarchInMarch (MiM) around Australia. I say forced intentionally. People don’t take to the streets in […]

Australia’s newest political party – interview with the president: @stephaniedale22 reports

By Stephanie Dale 4 September 2013 Talking to Keith Douglas is a lot like trying to talk to a ping-pong ball in a Lotto machine – he talks fast and ranges wide. I met the Australian Voice Party candidate at what has become the No Fibs office in Forde – the nearby Zarraffa’s Coffee outlet (one […]

Super-safe Gold Coast Liberal Moncrieff: @TheMarphy reports

View Larger Map Moncrieff Seat profile By Paul Whelan I joined the Young Liberal movement with my friend Shane Dumbrell in 1982 fresh out of The Southport School. When I turned 18 a year later I decided to become really active. The next eight years were a roller coaster ride. I was elected Gold Coast Young Liberal Treasurer in 1983 and […]