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
"Anyone with a basic grasp of economics (not Tony Abbott it seems) should spot the problem," a British economics professor said.
- by Nick Miller
Quotas are not the only way for women to get to the top of conservative politics.
- by Latika Bourke
He doesn’t need to cut taxes or dole out grants. He needs authority, legitimacy and dignity.
- by Jack Waterford
Concerns about the government's infill policy are justified.
- by Letters to the Editor
Tony Abbott, Bill Shorten and some backbench MPs billed taxpayers more than $4000 a month for mobile phones, and one spent more than $8800 in a month.
- by Nigel Gladstone
Indigenous activist Susan Moylan-Coombs will likely face a crowded field of independents as high-profile locals eye off Tony Abbott's Warringah seat.
- by Max Koslowski
Warringah residents are uniting over a simple campaign. Just who’s behind it is intriguing.
- by Nick O'Malley
It’s not a Liberal Party Christmas without the annual John Winston Howard office party, and this year it certainly did not disappoint.
- by Kylar Loussikian & Samantha Hutchinson