The latest Gerindra Party campaign advertisement has voters dancing in the streets: 'I believe Indonesia will move forward'. You can watch it (translated) here.

Tony Abbott morphs into Denis Napthine in this Labor ad that highlights federal government cuts as a reason not to vote for the Liberals at a state level.

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

There's some slick campaigning coming from the 'Jokowi-JK' PDI-P camp. Check out this latest television advertisement: 'Because we are the future'. (With English sub-titles.)

Daniel Andrews uses the Ford factory - where manufacturing will cease in 2016 - as a backdrop to sell his jobs message to voters.

While Kevin Rudd's advice about shaving in a hurry might seem a little banal, his political strategy is not.
Andrea Carson

Campaign advertising that denigrates and humiliates political leaders is cheap in both senses of the word and damages our political culture, writes Jackie Dickenson.

Ballarat has been a key election battlegroung this campaign with both sides releasing ads targeting the area. Here's Labor's.

Watch all the major interest groups' TV campaign ads in one place.

Enlisting a retro cash-register 'ker-ching" and old-school supermarket spruiking, the Liberals target hip-pocket nervousness about Labor pledges and spending.

The Liberals push hard in their campaign for Ballarat, a key election battleground, with the economy and jobs key to their message.

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