CARTOON - Which leader will progress to the next level?
Wes Mountain

 

The 'average' member of cabinet/shadow cabinet is very different to the 'average' Australian.
Sally Young

Will Kevin Rudd's leadership reforms prevent brutal leadership spills? 
Nicholas Reece

"I'm Instagraming, I'm Tweeting, I'm eating with Keating..."
Melbourne University
Law Review

 

Bloodlines have long determined power in the world's largest democracy. Might the family business be challenged this election?
Nirupama Subramanian

History and Henry Bolte could teach today's political leaders a thing or two about catering for a population boom, argues Nicholas Reece. Image: Flagstaff Station, 1978 (Public Record Office Victoria)

They both wore blue suits, showed discipline and sang from the campaign songbook. Andrea Carson on the 'tepid and predicatable' leaders' debate.