July 14, 2017 5 Comments
The odds-on favourite to replace retiring senator Chris Back is Slade Brockman, who used to work for Mathias Cormann.
July 3, 2017 3 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.
June 28, 2017 3 Comments
The census figures highlight a number of worrying demographic trends for the Coalition.
June 19, 2017 7 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.
June 14, 2017 10 Comments
It's no longer so much a matter of rich versus poor, as old versus young, as the voting patterns from the recent UK general election suggest.
June 7, 2017 10 Comments
Adani's wildly controversial $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine project in central Queensland is the latest in a long line of issues putting Labor at risk of dividing two key supporter bases.
June 2, 2017 5 Comments
The latest polls actually have Labour within cooee of the Tories, thanks to a huge surge in support among young people for Jeremy Corbyn's party. But will the young actually turn out and vote?
May 17, 2017 1 Comment
And is the fabled "post-budget bounce" a real thing?
May 15, 2017 11 Comments
To the extent that abortion’s technical status as a criminal offence remains, it's clearly the case that the law is running behind public opinion.
May 9, 2017 2 Comments
The next federal election is two years away, but Malcolm Turnbull has a pretty good incentive to turn around his dismal Newspoll figures right now with a kinder, gentler budget.