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Victorian state maps completed

November 13, 2013 - 10:15 -- Admin

victoria banner2Following on from the conclusion of the Victorian state redistribution in October, I have now completed the Victorian state map for Google Earth, covering the 2014 election.

Maps have been created for both the Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council, and you can download them here:

Miranda results wrap

October 20, 2013 - 11:31 -- Admin

Last night’s result was very dramatic, and something most people weren’t expecting.

Miranda isn’t exactly strong Labor territory, and the massive 22% swing in 2011 seemed to indicate a reversion to form for an area that’s mostly contained in the federal seat of Cook, a very safe Liberal seat.

Labor leadership: Shorten wins

October 13, 2013 - 14:57 -- Admin

The ALP has just announced the result of the Labor leadership election – the first election that gave a say to members.

Overall, Bill Shorten won a large majority amongst MPs, while Anthony Albanese won a large majority amongst members. Shorten’s majority in the caucus was larger, and that produced a 52.02% majority.