Federal Politics

Nicholas Stuart

Nic Stuart is a Canberra writer.

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.

Election winner reveal: sort of

The election campaign's been going on for a very long time now and a number of readers have indicated to me that they're getting bored with so much discussion about politics.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during a media conference when he visited Josef Chromy Wines near Launceston on Friday.

We needed vision from Turnbull

For the Liberals, the election campaign so far has been a succession of brilliant tactical strikes combining to form a strategic disaster.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visited the Austal ship yard in Fremantle on Monday.

The pretend campaign

We're just playing pretend at the moment: the defining moments of the election campaign are weeks away.