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Federal Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese (Image: AAP/Bianca De Marchi)

Get off your high horse, Labor — your bushfire policies leave a lot to be desired

Labor has been quick to call out the Coalition's response to the fires. Have they really earned that right?

Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Doctored documents and the dangers of access journalism

When the media relies on drops from politicians to feed audience bias, it's bad for both politicians and journalism.

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The polling industry starts its recovery process

The leading name in Australian opinion polling has launched a major methodological overhaul, but will it be enough to silence skeptics?

Labor's failure goes far beyond the party itself

It's time for think tanks like Per Capita to get some brains, and step back from the ideological failure that's led us here.

Barnaby Joyce and Angus Taylor (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Everything you need to know about the water buyback scandal

Australia now has its own "watergate" and there are calls for a royal commission. How did we get here?

Which major party politicians are avoiding Q&A?

We take a look at the stats: who's on high rotation at the national broadcaster, and who is steering clear completely?

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A Crikey guide to the next five weeks of election campaign cliches

If it ain't broke, don't fix it — a guide to some of the cliches we hear time and time again whenever election time rolls around

Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten charges an electric car (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

A culture war-free explainer on electric cars in this election

From sales targets to ute bans and charging times, Crikey digs into the truth behind the electric car spin.

Australian Finance Minister Mathias Cormann loving estimates (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

The chaotic final days of the 45th parliament

Last minute appointments, messy estimates, and fast-tracking the Adani mine — Scott Morrison called the election this morning later than initially expected, following a frantic few days in Canberra.

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Can the 'right-wing GetUp' make a dent in this election?

With Advance Australia now back in the spotlight ahead of the election, Crikey looks beyond the lurid superhero costume.