Communism, rationing and the British Empire: the 1949 Liberal election campaign
Katie Wood

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

Labor has unveiled a positive TV ad to reframe the political debate and counter Coalition attacks. 
Ryan Sheales

The Coalition's version of the national broadband network is not cheaper in the long term.
Professor Rod Tucker

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

All that was revealed in the third and final leaders' 'debate' were the similarities between the two parties.
James Gray

The Liberal Party has unleashed an advertising blitz to counteract renewed media interest in Labor’s Kevin Rudd.
Bronwyn Hinz

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

EXCLUSIVE: Election Watch has been granted rare access to former Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser's entire 1977 campaign diary, including handwritten notes.
Associate Professor Sally Young

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

How should political parties tackle reform? 
Professor Glyn Davis

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

Tony Abbott says "trust me" in relation to costings. Wes Mountain

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

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