Last week's parlimentary election did not boost the hopes of those seeking reform in Indonesia, argues Dirk Tomsa. This is a summary of his presentation to the University of Melbourne forum "The Indonesian Election: What Really Happened".
Victoria's 58th parliament will open on December 23 following the election success of the Labor Party. All seats in both the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council have now been declared - take a look at who's who in the new parliament.
Labor’s strong showing in opinion polls is deceptive because it depends very much on Greens preferences, and the situation is also complicated by recent changes to electoral boundaries in Victoria, writes Denis Muller.