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

Why do politicians increasingly use spin?  
Mark Triffitt

What do the latest VoteCompass results tell us about leaders' debates, 'trust' and what's happening in QLD. [audio]
Nicholas Reece & Mark Triffitt

"You're the voice, try and understand it .." What was Julian Assange trying to achieve? 
Maria Rae

Meet some of the contenders for the new Senate. It's an unsual mix.
Maria Rae

Your formguide to the figures whose fortunes in the next few weeks of voting will determine India's next government. By University of Melbourne Public Policy Fellow Nicholas Reece and Souresh Roy of the Australia India Institute.

 

As a series of debates between the Indonesian Presidential candidates kicks off, Dave McRae critiques their opening round performances - and reads between the lines.

Daniel Andrews promises to end the long drawn-out paramedics dispute and increase ambulance response times if elected.

When will we go to the polls? The only certainty is it has to be before November 30.

Nicholas Reece

The ALP and Coalition's different language about climate change reveals how they might handle international climate talks.
Robyn Eckersley

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

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

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

"Jokowi for President" is the latest and the most popular political campaign ad from the PDI-P, following Jokowi's official announcement to run for presidency on 14 March 2014.

Sofyan Syamsul, an East Indonesia-based photographer, followed Jokowi's running mate Jusuf Kalla on the campaign trail in her home town of Makassar.

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