William BoweMar 27, 2017
After a shambolic campaign, One Nation still holds considerable influence in the WA house of review.
William BoweMar 22, 20174 Comments
The party's 22 elected members now face an uphill battle to stage an electoral comeback.
William BoweMar 17, 201710 Comments
Time to ask questions about the ongoing suitability of Australia's prevailing electoral and constitutional arrangements.
William BoweMar 14, 20172 Comments
Will Mark McGowan's young WA state Labor government be able to introduce the reforms necessary to purge the upper house of wacky micro-parties?
William BoweMar 13, 20178 Comments
In evaluating the spin, counter-spin and self-serving justification that inevitably runs rampant after a lopsided election result, it's worth evaluating the journey the polls took.
William BoweMar 10, 20171 Comment
The Liberal Premier has offered nothing much more than low-impact campaign announcements involving Aboriginal rock art, aquaculture and localised tourism commitments.
William BoweMar 6, 201710 Comments
Colin Barnett hoped a deal with One Nation would save the Western Australian Liberals, but it could be the nail in the party's coffin.
William BoweMar 3, 20173 Comments
The rent-seeking minerals peak body is campaigning hard against the one party that dares to suggest charging the mining companies more for carting away Western Australia's material wealth.
William BoweFeb 27, 20175 Comments
Several interesting political developments have converged on Queensland to create the perfect storm ahead of the next state election.
William BoweFeb 22, 201713 Comments
It's not merely coincidence that our last remaining hold-out on the question of fixed parliamentary terms is the national Parliament.