William BoweAug 18, 201713 Comments
With six parliamentarians now referred to the High Court, and the PM overly optimistic about his MPs' chances, we run you through what you need to know about the more high-profile dual citizenship debacles.
William BoweAug 11, 2017
Conducting the plebiscite through the ABS as a postal vote has a number of worrying consequences. Aside from the challenge to its legality, it may skew the vote in favour of older, more conservative voters, and even, potentially, make voter fraud more likely.
William BoweAug 3, 20179 Comments
A great convergence has been under way in the four largest states, eliminating a pattern through the last three elections in which Victoria reigned as Labor's strongest state.
William BoweJul 24, 201715 Comments
The Greens can be confident they have their seats in Victoria and Tasmania locked down for years to come. But every other state is a crapshoot from here.
William BoweJul 19, 20179 Comments
Another one bites the dust Unfairly, as it turns out.
William BoweJul 17, 201711 Comments
A hitherto obscure and low-order candidate has been thrust into the spotlight: Jordon Steele-John, a 22-year-old disability advocate with cerebral palsy.
William BoweJul 14, 20175 Comments
The odds-on favourite to replace retiring senator Chris Back is Slade Brockman, who used to work for Mathias Cormann.
William BoweJul 3, 20173 Comments
A new poll has delivered some much-needed good news for the Turnbull government -- but the Prime Minister shouldn't take it to the bank just yet.
William BoweJun 28, 20173 Comments
The census figures highlight a number of worrying demographic trends for the Coalition.
William BoweJun 19, 20177 Comments
After all the controversy of the past couple of months, there has been a curious resurgence in support for Pauline Hanson's One Nation.