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Morrison echoes Howard in push for conversation on Australian values

Morrison echoes Howard in push for conversation on Australian values

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will embark on a major push on national values in the run-up to Australia Day to connect with what the government regards as ordinary voters’ concerns as the election year kicks off.

  • by David Wroe

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Keep it PG: A political wish list for 2019
Opinion
Opinion

Keep it PG: A political wish list for 2019

Enough with the spin-laden caricatures, pointless media appearances, Dorothy Dixers and time-wasting reviews.

  • by Michael Koziol
Cathy McGowan's independent successor in Indi named

Cathy McGowan's independent successor in Indi named

Public health researcher Helen Haines has been chosen by a Voices for Indi forum to succeed Cathy McGowan as their next independent candidate for the seat.

  • by Rachel Wells
Morrison lies mum, schtum for now
Opinion
Opinion

Morrison lies mum, schtum for now

The public has limited tolerance for politicians, who don't want to wear out what welcome they get.

  • by Jack Waterford
How Peta Credlin has become the Liberal Party's 'great right hope'
Opinion
Opinion

How Peta Credlin has become the Liberal Party's 'great right hope'

With Andrew Broad gone, Peta Credlin has all the right credentials to win the long-held National Party seat of Mallee.

  • by John Ruddick
Tories move away from famous Crosby Textor polling firm
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Federal election

Tories move away from famous Crosby Textor polling firm

While the Liberal Party in Australia still uses the firm, Sir Lynton Crosby will not longer be running UK campaigns.

  • by Latika Bourke
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Churn factor: One third of the Senate has been wiped out since the last election
Analysis
Analysis

Churn factor: One third of the Senate has been wiped out since the last election

Senate churn since the 2016 election set to be largest since Ben Chifley was prime minister

  • by Shane Wright
'This has become a farce': Top Liberal demands preselection intervention
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Craig Kelly

'This has become a farce': Top Liberal demands preselection intervention

Kent Johns, who nearly rolled Craig Kelly, has demanded a special ballot to endorse an embattled sitting MP.

  • by Michael Koziol
Franking credit change could wipe billions from banks: Citigroup
Banking royal commission

Franking credit change could wipe billions from banks: Citigroup

Analysts find Labor's plan to end cash refunds for excess franking credits could slice billions from the value of the big four banks.

  • by Shane Wright & Samantha Hutchinson
Condemning Fraser Anning sets the bar too low
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Fraser Anning

Condemning Fraser Anning sets the bar too low

Rejecting Nazism is the bare minimum for a tolerant society.

The Liberals' women problem affects our democracy
Opinion
Opinion

The Liberals' women problem affects our democracy

More women in the Liberal Party isn't just about what is good for the party, but what is good for voters.

  • by The Canberra Times