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Labor on high at Longman campaign launch

Labor on high at Longman campaign launch

Clad in red shirts and clutching cardboard banners, the crowd of Labor Party supporters greeted Bill Shorten, Annastacia Palaszczuk and Longman hopeful Susan Lamb with a frenetic energy.

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By-election blues: WA voters stay away from polls

By-election blues: WA voters stay away from polls

In comparison to Queensland and and South Australia, WA voters aren't exactly lining up to cast their votes.

  • by staff writers
Shorten in Longman to shore up Lamb's odds

Shorten in Longman to shore up Lamb's odds

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is in Longman to boost the chances of Labor's candidate in the by-election as a poll gives the edge to the LNP candidate.

The battle for Braddon: High stakes meet low voter enthusiasm
Malcolm Turnbull

The battle for Braddon: High stakes meet low voter enthusiasm

The Liberal Party could make history in Braddon. But are voters here prepared to give their dual citizen Labor MP another chance?

  • by Michael Koziol
PM defends LNP Longman candidate Trevor Ruthenberg

PM defends LNP Longman candidate Trevor Ruthenberg

Malcolm Turnbull says Labor should consider the ethics of its own members before casting aspersions on the integrity of the Liberal candidate for Longman.

Be wary of what Abbott wishes for
Byelection

Be wary of what Abbott wishes for

Tony Abbott is an unwelcome presence – for the government at least – amid the tangle of by-elections next weekend.

  • by Peter Brent
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Kill Bill and murder Malcolm: Labor and Liberal go for broke in election litmus test
Malcolm Turnbull

Kill Bill and murder Malcolm: Labor and Liberal go for broke in election litmus test

With so much at stake, and advertising relatively cheap, the major parties are bombarding this regional electorate with negative campaigning.

  • by Michael Koziol
Meet Craig Garland, the eccentric fisherman who could decide the Braddon byelection
Liberal Party

Meet Craig Garland, the eccentric fisherman who could decide the Braddon byelection

In Tasmania's north-west, a local crusader who is sick of the major parties is tipped to pick up 10 per cent of the vote.

  • by Michael Koziol
Corporal Trev of Longman: He says service, his medal says defence. Oops
Opinion
Opinion

Corporal Trev of Longman: He says service, his medal says defence. Oops

Sketch: Liberal candidate for the Longman byelection, Big Trev, is outed for having claimed the wrong defence medal.

  • by Tony Wright
LNP Longman candidate Trevor Ruthenberg says war medal claim was 'error'
LNP

LNP Longman candidate Trevor Ruthenberg says war medal claim was 'error'

Mr Ruthenberg's 2012 Queensland parliamentary biography incorrectly states he was awarded the Australian Service Medal.

  • by Lucy Stone
The hills of Mayo, where the Downer dynasty is fighting to survive
Analysis
Analysis

The hills of Mayo, where the Downer dynasty is fighting to survive

The SA seat of Mayo lost its blue-ribbon Liberal status to Rebekha Sharkie, a grassroots campaigner. Can Georgina Downer win it back?

  • by Tony Wright