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NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr (AAP Image/David Rowland/Lukas Coch)

The death of populism? Kiwi and ACT elections signal tough times for 'disruptors'

These two election results show a renewed support for the left. But how much can we really read into it?

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (Image: AAP/Daniel Hicks)

Ardern set for a win, but the question is, how big? Oh, and the ACT Libs looking likely

Antipodean election junkies are preparing for a double dose tomorrow as voters go to the polls in New Zealand and the Australian Capital Territory.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington (Images: AAP/Dan Peled)

The race to rule Queensland is almost upon us. Here's a primer for the bifurcated state

Queensland is a state of traditions. But will it break with one at the ballot box next month?

Who reviewed the Labor review?

The 91-page report has given every pundit and politician enough room to argue a point.

University of Sydney has asked staff to 'suggest' how to cut up to 30% of jobs in some faculties.

The education divide proved decisive in Morrison's election win

Scott Morrison’s appeal to those with a lower level of education more than compensated for his lack of appeal to highly educated Australians.

Labor's religious problem isn't going away any time soon

The number of religious Australians may be in decline, but it won't help Labor much in the short term.

Can wealthy voters save Albanese and Labor?

Mapping electorates by wealth gives us a fascinating picture of who voted against Labor and what that means for the next election.

A not so accurate print ad taken out by the United Australia Party.

Is it illegal to lie to voters in political ads?

This election has triggered a loud call for something to be done about untruth in political advertising. But can we actually do anything under current laws?

Tim Wilson MP with the new $20 note. (Image: AAP /Dean Lewins)

How the Coalition played a long game to win the franking credits debate

From targeting RSLs to confusing claims, franking credits have been a defining issue in the election. How did the Coalition win this one?

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