All this talk of merit and women's quotas has made us wonder: is everyone in the Liberal Party really there on skill, achievement and political nous alone?
Given this happens so often, it's worth knowing how it's decided.
The Morrison government has been overwhelmed by so many catastrophes already -- and yet, somehow, there's more in the tank.
Marriage Alliance has rebranded as Binary Australia. We look back at the terrifying power such a small group seems to wield — and their constant failure in spite of it.
Just like in Wentworth, conservatives are determined to learn nothing from the shellacking they received in Victoria over the weekend.
In one of the strangest and most dogged elections in recent memory, Crikey takes a look at the candidates who, due to one scandal or another, couldn't go the distance.
She's a former social worker who was leading the Greens before she'd spent a second in Parliament; can Samantha Ratnam secure the Greens the balance of power?
We like to think we're a nation of hard-living larrikins. So why can we be fined for naughty language?
Harold Mitchell's power in Australian media and culture is staggering. What will ASIC's recent charges mean for the prominent businessman?