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'At least $50 million': Clive Palmer to spend more than Liberals and Labor in huge election binge

'At least $50 million': Clive Palmer to spend more than Liberals and Labor in huge election binge

Cash splash could outstrip spending by the major parties but potentially fail to secure a single seat for his fledgling party.

  • by Max Koslowski

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Dead fish could stink up the election campaign
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Opinion

Dead fish could stink up the election campaign

The Darling's mass fish kill may send a stench through the federal election campaign.

  • by Shane Wright
From robo calls to spam texts: annoying campaign tricks that are legal
Clive Palmer

From robo calls to spam texts: annoying campaign tricks that are legal

The chances of Palmer rising again, like the proverbial political soufflé, are remote. But what of his campaign methods?

  • by Graeme Orr
Hollo would use office space for community groups
Federal election

Hollo would use office space for community groups

The Greens candidate for Canberra said he would use an electorate office for a meeting space for community groups.

  • by Sally Whyte
Key Labor policies will hit richest Liberal seats hardest
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Key Labor policies will hit richest Liberal seats hardest

Of the 10 most exposed electorates only Wentworth and the Melbourne seat of Macnamara are not held by the Liberal Party.

  • by Shane Wright
'They should be accountable': Labor legend tells Shorten to face up to Industry Super
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Greg Combet

'They should be accountable': Labor legend tells Shorten to face up to Industry Super

Bill Kelty has warned the alternative prime minister he has a duty to protect workers' savings over the vested interests of "loud underperformers". 

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
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Hoping for a more accountable government this year? Don't bet on it
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Commonwealth Integrity Commission

Hoping for a more accountable government this year? Don't bet on it

It is highly likely Australians will go to the polls with a federal political donations regime that fails to deliver the transparency the electorate has made clear it wants.

  • by Colleen Lewis
'Something's going on': Liberals mystified by failure to endorse candidate for key marginal
Liberal Party

'Something's going on': Liberals mystified by failure to endorse candidate for key marginal

Senior party figures speculated Scott Morrison wanted to overturn the preselection for a new candidate.

  • by Michael Koziol
Rob Oakeshott enters federal election race
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Julia Gillard

Rob Oakeshott enters federal election race

The Morrison government is at risk of losing one of its safest seats.

  • by Bevan Shields
Australians do not want any more migrants: ANU poll
Scott Morrison

Australians do not want any more migrants: ANU poll

Australians say the country is full, worried about house prices and city traffic.

  • by Shane Wright
Pollies are already talking, but are disillusioned voters ready to listen?
Federal election

Pollies are already talking, but are disillusioned voters ready to listen?

It's months out from the federal election and would-be MPs face a hard sell to voters who feel let down and neglected.

  • by Josh Dye