Analysis

University of Melbourne students on the week that saw Kevid Rudd oust Julia Gillard.

The Farrago Team

"Turning back the boats" and Australia's relationship with Indonesia.
Michael MacWilliam

How exactly are young people consuming political news? 
Aaron Martin

Join University of Melbourne students as they look at the best and worst campaign ads and discuss the chances of Peter Beattie and the Greens.
The Farrago Team

All that was revealed in the third and final leaders' 'debate' were the similarities between the two parties.
James Gray

The economic case for dropping our obsession with budget surpluses.
Professor Guay Lim

Voters frequently lament the government-of-the-day's perceived lack of action and vaguely demand it "does something".
Ryan Sheales

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

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