Jacob Saulwick There was nothing private about Julia Gillard's vote, and there was nothing discreet about the voters she was appealing to on her final day as an unelected PM.
The Liberal Party's Joe Hockey has claimed victory in his North Sydney seat, declaring one of the biggest swings in the country.
Yuko Narushima Tony Abbott has spent his way around western Sydney, promising to upgrade sports fields and fight gang violence.
Dan Harrison Julia Gillard tells the voters of western Sydney she understands their frustration about how congestion and poor infrastructure are reducing the amount of time they can spend with their families.
Jacqueline Maley and Mark Davis What a difference a few days make. Who now has their hands on the keys to The Lodge?
Tom Arup Julia Gillard may have to give up staying in her beloved brick bungalow in the Melbourne suburb of Altona because of security concerns.
Dylan Welch Australia's 'first bloke' could soon also become the country's 'first home stylist', with a long-standing tradition involving him in the decoration of The Lodge and Kirribilli House.
Phillip Coorey WHILE the focus of federal politics has switched quickly from the overpopulated suburbs to rural and regional Australia, Labor says it has not forgotten its most controversial election promise, the...
Dylan Welch AUSTRALIA'S ''first bloke'' could soon also become the country's first home stylist, with a long-standing tradition involving the prime minister's partner in the decoration of The Lodge and...
Phillip Coorey Julia Gillard has been given greater flexibility to reshuffle her ministry with the decision by the Veterans Affairs Minister, Alan Griffin, to move to the backbench.
Kirsty Needham THE indigenous leader Noel Pearson's last-minute intervention with Rob Oakeshott has backfired for the Liberal Party.
AUSTRALIA is set to go to a referendum before the next election on the constitutional recognition of its first peoples.
Jacob Saulwick NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT JULIA GILLARD'S $10 billion boost for the regions, put together to win the support of the rural independents, includes a mix of new money, repackaged promises and local handouts.
Yuko Narushima and Kirsty Needham Australia is to have a referendum on the constitutional recognition of its first peoples before the next election.
Mark Davis Did Rob Oakeshott waffle on a little too long?
Phillip Coorey Labor has won the support of the two remaining independent MPs to form a minority government.
Erik Jensen Bob Katter might like sugar but he's not sure about poofs. He likes big hats and bananas, too. But maybe not gays. Or bats.
Mark Davis After a day of negotiations with Labor and the Coalition in Canberra, the Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter flew to Sydney last night where he was the star attraction on ABC TV's Q&A program.
Andrew Darby Greens leader Bob Brown has demanded to know why key ABC television news programs failed to cover his party during the federal election campaign.
Andrew Darby The newly powerful Greens leader, Bob Brown, has demanded to know why key ABC television news programs failed to cover his party during the federal election campaign.