Election 2019: UNSW Canberra experts weigh in

  • 2019 election: UNSW Canberra experts weigh in
8.05.19

As the 2019 election approaches, we ask UNSW Canberra academics about the state of politics in Australia.

 

Labor and Liberal: Are they really that different? UNSW Canberra Senior Lecturer Dr Lindy Edwards says they are.

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Climate change, taxes and electric cars were among the issues discussed in the first televised debate of the 2019 election campaign. UNSW Canberra historian Associate Professor David Lee looks back at the issues that have divided Australia in previous elections.

Two and a half years on from the 2016 US election, the subject of Russian interference is still in the headlines. With the federal election just days away, UNSW Canberra Cyber Research Fellow Tom Sear said Australians need to be aware of similar threats. 

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Why do we have preferential voting? Dr Lindy Edwards explains it's all about getting "the political candidate we hate least". 

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