Deciphering the federal election outcome

By Nicholas Stuart
Updated July 2 2021 - 1:30am, first published May 22 2019 - 12:00am

There are innumerable reasons Labor lost last Saturday - and yet they all boil down to one central cause. Understanding the difference is vital, because this will determine whether the party manages to rebuild in three years or if it goes on to waste a further six, or more, in opposition.

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