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Candidates Can’t Hide – Now Anyone Can Monitor the Federal Election

Today we’re proud to announce the launch of the OpenAustralia Foundation’s live election monitoring tool – Election Leaflets – for the forthcoming 2013 federal election. As we all know, the Prime Minister has announced that the next election will be held on the 14th of September. We’re already neck deep in an unprecedentedly long election […]

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Western Australians – Make a difference before you vote

Screenshot of SMH article on ElectionLeaflets.org.au

In less than 3 months, over 1.3 million Western Australians will head to the polls to decide their state government for the next 4 years. Voters will soon be bombarded by advertising on TV, radio, billboards and online – that is if it hasn’t already started. But what about those largely hidden weapons in the […]

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Archive of 2010 Australian Federal Election leaflets available

You may recall that when we ran Election Leaflets for the 2011 NSW State Election, we stopped displaying leaflets from the 2010 Federal Election when you browsed the site. This was simply because we didn’t have the time or resources to build the site in such a way that you could see these leaflets. We’ve […]

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People of NSW – start your scanners!

…or mobile phone cameras. We have just over seven weeks until the NSW State Election and it’s going to be bitter. Leaflets are already in the news and people have been calling on us to run Election Leaflets during this election. Luckily Tim ‘mithro’ Ansell and I recently attended linux.conf.au in Brisbane and as we […]

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Our day at Open Day

We were recently invited to host a stall at the linux.conf.au 2011 Open Day. linux.conf.au is one of the world’s premier free software conferences and is run each year by the community. Open Day is held on the Saturday after the conference and is open to the general public to learn about free and open […]

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Clock has run out on Victorian election monitoring

On Saturday the 27th of November 2010 Victorians are going to the polls with the very big job of electing their next state government. That is a little over a month away. Two weeks ago, a few of us who had worked on ElectionLeaflets.org.au during the Federal election got together to talk about what we […]

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