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

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

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.

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.

Our resident cartoonist explains how Kevin Rudd went about fixing his cabinet
Wes Mountain

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

Why is Australia's company tax base being eroded?
Professor Miranda Stewart

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

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

"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.

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. 

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

Nicholas Reece

The importance of independently verifying a politically-charged photo. 
Denis Muller

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