The much maligned art of sloganeering has long been central to Australian politics.
Sally Young

How much will the 'PNG Solution' cost? Do people smugglers really have a "business model". Are many asylum seekers "economic refugees"?
Alice He

Daniel Andrews has been officially sworn in as the 48th Premier of Victoria and has unveiled his cabinet, which features nine women. 

How should political parties tackle reform? 
Professor Glyn Davis

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

Treasurer Chris Bowen and Finance Minister Penny Wong reveal a budget deficit of more than $30 billion. 
Cathy Harper

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

Issues of corruption within the Australian Labor Party could extend beyond a group of "rotten apple" individuals
Ryan Sheales

Voters deserve an honest appraisal of the party platforms. 
Nicholas Reece

Australians will go to the polls on September 7, after what promises to be a bruising five week election campaign.
Cathy Harper

How I support the Labor Party and still sleep at night.
Laura Soderlind

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

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