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A nationally representitive survey has found Australian politicians are failing to engage or build a sense of trust with voters just months out from the federal election.
Aaron Martin

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

An easy infographic that tells you where Tony Abbott and Kevin Rudd campaigned, and what they did.
Election Watch team

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

A review of the media coverage of election 2013 and Labor's long road of redemption [audio].
Nicholas Reece and Margaret Simons

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

The Opposition's climate spokesman, Greg Hunt, has delivered a major pre-election policy address. Watch the video or read our Storify report.

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

Tony Abbott says "trust me" in relation to costings. Wes Mountain

The Wikileaks Party and The Pirate Party: Where to from here? Maya Borom

Voters are in for a wild ride with the facts as politicians and their advisors ramp up their rhetoric and spin ahead of the federal election.
Neville Norman

Some Senate ballot papers are going to be so large this year electoral officials have ordered magnifying glasses to help voters. Really.
Wes Mountain.

How exactly are young people consuming political news? 
Aaron Martin

So you think you're a politics tragic. But do this quiz: you'll be surprised.  Associate Professor Sally Young

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

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