’15 minutes to get around town’: Why this young professional left Melbourne to go regional

Young health professional Manning Mitchell is the type of resident Launceston is desperate to attract, and he loves the perks of life in a regional town. But while Hobart's population booms, Tasmania's northern capital is losing its working-age residents.

How minor parties became a big deal in Australian politics

Minor parties have added colour and complexity to our political landscape, but their number and influence would have been almost unthinkable to a voter in the 1950s.