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.

The Liberals go all the way back to former Labor premier John Cain and ‘the guilty party’ in their latest attack ad on the opposition.

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

The Farrago Team

Where will the result of the federal election leave the issue of gay marriage?
Claire Boland

Tony Abbott and Kevin Rudd both rule out deals with cross benchers to form government.
Wes Mountain

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser reflects on presidential-style politics, media stunts, twitter and Rupert Murdoch.
Andrea Carson

India's looming election has more in common with Australia than you might think.
Harsh Shrivastava

 

 

The presidential candidate from PDI-P, Jokowi, encourages people to exercise their voting rights on election day.

How voters respond to the spoken, and unspoken, language of masculinity permeating the Indonesian campaign will provide a telling glimpse into the national mindset, argues Hani Yulindrasari.

Singer Tex Perkins is the latest celebrity seeking to enter politics. Dr Lauren Rosewarne asks whether a candidate's celebrity status is the best guage of their potential political effectiveness. 

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

EXCLUSIVE: Election Watch has been granted rare access to former Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser's entire 1977 campaign diary, including handwritten notes.
Associate Professor Sally Young

As per tradition, the public broadcaster is giving Labor and the Coalition free airtime for political campaigning.
Ryan Sheales

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