Calls for some sort of regulation of truth in political advertising are once again being made in Australia, stirred up, it seems, by the success of Labor's Medicare scare campaign. Malcolm Turnbull is suddenly keen for it, telling the ABC:

"We are going to have a very close look at a whole range of issues associated with this election ... it is something about which Australians should be very concerned; that powered by millions of dollars of union money, the Labor Party came close to winning this election based on a shocking lie."