Tony Abbott is one of the longest serving MPs in Parliament, and his opponents are exploiting the 'it's time' factor.
- by Michael Koziol
Soul-searching in the Nationals after the NSW state election has prompted MPs to argue for a change of course.
- by Michael Koziol and Lisa Visentin
The Liberals' strong result at the NSW election has given the party fresh hope of retaining it with the right candidate.
- by Michael Koziol and Esther Han
A surge of support in NSW for the Shooters Fishers and Farmers Party has revealed deep-seated anger towards the Nationals in regional seats.
- by Nicole Hasham
The Labor leader, by standing up to shock-jock Alan Jones, looked like a man to shake up the old order. Then he was exposed as just another politician.
- by Sean Kelly
Josh Frydenberg is not just preparing a national budget. He is also preparing to defend his blue ribbon seat.
- by Judith Ireland
Can the NSW Coalition beat the stats to win a third state term; or will Michael Daley-led Labor overcome a horror week to snare a narrow victory?
- by Tim Colebatch
One Nation is not just another political party. It is defined by racism, and the Coalition must resist all temptations to preference it ahead of Labor.
- by David Crowe