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It's been a busy and complex week of polling, with data at the national, state and individual-seat level. Here we try to disentangle them.
Dr Denis Muller
Ballarat has been a key election battlegroung this campaign with both sides releasing ads targeting the area. Here's Labor's.
The 'average' member of cabinet/shadow cabinet is very different to the 'average' Australian.
All that was revealed in the third and final leaders' 'debate' were the similarities between the two parties.
The Napthine government thought the union movement would deliver it victory courtesy of an anti-union scare campaign. Instead, the unions were decisive in the Coalition's defeat.
The much maligned art of sloganeering has long been central to Australian politics.
How much will the 'PNG Solution' cost? Do people smugglers really have a "business model". Are many asylum seekers "economic refugees"?
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.
The polls consistently show the Coalition with a commanding lead .. but what about the 'headline worm'?
Dr Denis Muller
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Date created: 25 June 2013
Last modified: 18 December 2014