Analysis

Kevin Rudd personally supports gay marriage. What might this mean for marriage equality post-election?
Graham Willett

Australia must temper its impulse to be paternalistic towards PNG
Jonathan Schultz

Treasurer Chris Bowen and Finance Minister Penny Wong reveal a budget deficit of more than $30 billion. 
Cathy Harper

Will Tony Abbott's decision to preference Labor ahead of the Greens have any significant effect?
Nicholas Reece  

Here's some advice to an incoming Government: address teacher variability and forget about autonomy.
John Hattie and Maxine McKew

Sometimes the only thing that will get noticed in an election campaign is an orange fish costume. Cameron Wheatley

Pretty pictures to help you understand Senate preference flows. 
Election Watch team

Now the Labor leadership question is resolved, let's talk about policy.
Helen Sullivan

While Kevin Rudd's advice about shaving in a hurry might seem a little banal, his political strategy is not.
Andrea Carson

Issues of corruption within the Australian Labor Party could extend beyond a group of "rotten apple" individuals
Ryan Sheales

Is the Coalition's Direct Action Plan properly costed? 
Katherine Lake

How much will the 'PNG Solution' cost? Do people smugglers really have a "business model". Are many asylum seekers "economic refugees"?
Alice He

The Coalition has released its election policy costings just two days before voters go to the polls. Read them all here.

The 2013 election campaign was a policy vacuum.
Barry Jones

The mainstream media needs to change the way it reports politics.
Margaret Simons

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