The Coalition might find dealing with the new Senate is like herding cats. Dr Damon Alexander

Universities may receive a stay of execution from funding cuts.
Gwil Croucher

The treatment of Australian livestock overseas has shocked Australians, but will the election make any difference?
Siobhan O'Sullivan

What the major opinion polls tell us up to the start of campaigning. 
Adrian Beaumont

Will Labor's proposal to create a northern economic zone work?
Stephanie Gale

Kevin Rudd tried to boost Labor's flagging campaign by talking up the economy and jobs at the party's campaign launch yesterday. But no-one can control economies anymore. Mark Triffitt

Your quick and easy election night guide to help you make sense of each seat.
Maria Rae

How often did you hear during this election campaign that it was a choice of the least worst option? Associate Professor Sally Young

Did sexism impact on the fate of Julia Gillard?
Lauren Rosewarne

Labor announces major changes to asylum seeker policy.
Jonathan Schultz

A September 7 election saves Australians the folly of a planned referendum on constitutional recognition for local councils.
Bronwyn Hinz

Voters got some insights from last night's people's forum. 
James Gray

The polls consistently show the Coalition with a commanding lead .. but what about the 'headline worm'? 
Dr Denis Muller

As widely indicated by opinion polls, voters have punished the Labor government. Cathy Harper

Meet the dozens of new MPs that were elected on September 7th.
Maria Rae