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Why the era of the independents in the box seat is almost over

Why the era of the independents in the box seat is almost over

While record numbers of Australians are supporting alternative candidates, the pendulum of power is poised to swing back to the major parties.

  • by Michael Koziol

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Liberal senator announces resignation, gets plum overseas post 60 minutes later
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Liberal senator announces resignation, gets plum overseas post 60 minutes later

At 1.10pm, David Bushby said he was quitting politics. By 2.10pm, he had a new job as consul-general in Chicago.

  • by Michael Koziol
Nationals prepare to run against Liberals in knife-edge seat as Morrison looks to intervene
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Nationals prepare to run against Liberals in knife-edge seat as Morrison looks to intervene

The Nationals polled residents in the south coast seat of Gilmore ahead of a potential tilt by former state MP Katrina Hodgkinson.

  • by Michael Koziol, Kylar Loussikian & Bevan Shields
V’landys on a winner with Tabcorp’s $500,000
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Peter V'Landys

V’landys on a winner with Tabcorp’s $500,000

How can it be that even when things are looking down for Racing NSW boss Peter V’landys, they always seem to end up the right way round?

  • by Kylar Loussikian & Samantha Hutchinson
Lawyers, damn lawyers and preselection headaches
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Gladys Berejiklian

Lawyers, damn lawyers and preselection headaches

It’s lawyers at 10 paces in the blue-ribbon Liberal seat of North Shore. 

  • by Kylar Loussikian & Samantha Hutchinson
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
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'Something's going on': Liberals mystified by failure to endorse candidate for key marginal
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'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
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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
CBD: Is Peta Credlin off for a Mallee melee?
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CBD: Is Peta Credlin off for a Mallee melee?

The talk of any half-decent Liberal function over the holiday break was the will-she, won’t-she suggestion Peta Credlin was lining up for Andrew Broad’s seat of Mallee, the ultra-safe Nationals electorate in Victoria long considered Coalition heartland.

  • by Samantha Hutchinson & Kylar Loussikian
Is Credlin eyeing another safe Coalition seat?
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Kevin Andrews

Is Credlin eyeing another safe Coalition seat?

Liberal Party rumours suggest she could be interested in Kevin Andrews’ seat, but others are sceptical about the plan.

  • by Kylar Loussikian & Samantha Hutchinson