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Sometimes the only thing that will get noticed in an election campaign is an orange fish costume. Cameron Wheatley
Oral health is a significant public health issue in Australia and yet it is often neglected in government health-related polices. Lisa Gibbs says governments should be working harder to put a smile on your face.
UPDATE: Rudd to bring forward the ETSPeter Christoff
We've seen the emergence of 'fact-checking' in the media. What about 'promise checking'?
Associate Professor Sally Young
Throughout the election campaign both parties have been keen to spruik their educational credentials. Suzanne Rice and Kira Clarke look at just how their policies stack up?
The difficulties of pricing policies. Michael MacWilliam
The Abbott government considers implementing its policies. Wes Mountain
The issue of how best to deal with asylum seekers seeking to reach Australia by boat is one of the most controversial. Melissa Phillips
Labor announces major changes to asylum seeker policy.Jonathan Schultz
Voters frequently lament the government-of-the-day's perceived lack of action and vaguely demand it "does something".Ryan Sheales
Getting to the heart of the parties' policies is not as easy as you might think. Learn about the struggles the Election Watch team encountered on the hunt for policy.
Why do politicians increasingly use spin? Mark Triffitt
The 2013 election campaign was a policy vacuum.Barry Jones
Foreign aid is often vulnerable to being cut to find budget savings in other areas.Dr Bina Fernandez
The ALP and Coalition's different language about climate change reveals how they might handle international climate talks.Robyn Eckersley
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