When the world went into lockdown due to COVID-19, Mark Parton took it upon himself to find other ways to relay his messages and policies as the ACT election neared in 2020. Being a “doorknocker from hell”, Mark ventured into other communication channels including Instagram and TikTok to connect with those who support him but also people who are unaware of who he is and what he stands for.Continue readingFull-time politician, part-time TikToker: how Mark Parton is connecting with Canberra
Pour a glass of wine, relax and press play on ‘Left, Right, Out’: a new podcast on Spotify answering questions from the public and covering key election topics for young Aussies.Continue readingThe podcast hosts helping Aussies who feel “Left, Right, Out” this election
Social media has become one of the most important tools for Australian political parties, allowing them to both increase their own reputation and diminish their opponents’. With just over a month until the 2022 Federal Election, how are the four major parties using Instagram to attract votes in 2022?Continue readingWhat are political parties doing on Instagram this election?
In this episode, we present the opinions of young Indigenous Australians who are all users of social media to gain an understanding of how social media can be used to contextualise the BLM movement in Australian society. In particular, we asked how they perceived societal dynamics and if they are an accurate reflection of the Australian community.Continue readingListening to First Nations Voices – episode 9