Now that the election date has been set, will attention turn to policy?
Associate Professor Sally Young

As we prepare to vote on Saturday, are we mainly considering our own hip pocket or longer-term issues about the good of society? Karen Block

What makes a successful first week for a political party in a modern election campaign? [video]
Nicholas Reece

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

History would suggest today's political journalists might actually be sexist, without intending to or even being aware of the fact.
Sally Young.

A debater's take on the success or failure of first leaders' debate.
James Gray

Despite some claims of bias, the opinion polls were largely an accurate predictor of the election result.
Dr Denis Muller

Some Labor MPs are increasingly coy about which party they represent.
Ryan Sheales

Opinion polls suggest support for Labor has plateaued and is subsiding slightly.
Dr Denis Muller

The 2013 election campaign was a policy vacuum.
Barry Jones

Quickly identify the key themes from Wayne Swan, Tony Abbott and Christine Milne's 2013 budget speeches.
Ryan Sheales

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

Labor leapt out of the starting gate unseasonably early this election. Andrea Carson surveys the field, and the obstacles, as the contendors for power in Spring Street jockey for position.

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

Foreign aid is often vulnerable to being cut to find budget savings in other areas.
Dr Bina Fernandez

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