With the political body count already rising, surely it's time for change to our parties' broken vetting processes.
The event is hotly debated every year, and every year the government of the day defends it. What do the numbers tell us?
With huge numbers of people opting for pre-poll votes, election campaigns are growing bigger, messier, and more expensive. Is it worth the trade-off?
The Victorian Liberal leader has a bad reputation of blocking people on social media. It may be satisfying at the time, but it raises some important broader questions.
Palmer's new Trump-like campaign appears to capitalise on political disenfranchisement. Will it succeed?