Ousted Liberal MP Andrew Nikolic has taken to social media to accuse left-wing lobby group GetUp! of running a "dishonest, nasty, personal campaign" that cost him his seat.
The Liberal Party is poised to claim the seat of Melbourne Ports from Labor for the first time, helped by sitting MP Michael Danby rejecting a directive to always preference the Greens.
Arguably the most visible election posters in Hobart are for a woman who - according to conventional wisdom - has no chance of winning. But does she?
Andrew Nikolic – ex-senior army officer, right-wing Tony Abbott loyalist and MP for economically challenged northern Tasmania – is a fighter. He's going to need to be.
The Greens want a new national body to protect the rights of renters and improve the standard of rental properties after a survey on the party's website revealed "thousands of horror stories".
Former Greens leader Bob Brown is trying to get backing for a development in pristine Tasmanian wilderness – in order to save it.
Bill Shorten seized the chance to emphasise his man-of-the-workers roots under dark skies at a pub 50 kilometres outside Launceston.
It is not every day business leaders and welfare groups line up to give the government the same message, but before the budget they were in lock-step on a key point – that the dole should be increased.
Malcolm Turnbull has used a memorial service for the victims of the Port Arthur massacre to promise to defend Australia's gun laws.
CSIRO is at war – at the heart is the question of whether engaging in meaningful "science for science sake" is anachronistic for a national agency in a cash-strapped, innovation focused world. Adam Morton reports.