Even if the Libs runs a smarter campaign at the general election, its former heartland seat looks set to be in Rebekha Sharkie’s hands for a long time yet.
As Georgina Downer fights for the seat her father held for over two decades, she appears to be dodging a rather big question.
The Liberals’ enthusiastic gambit in Mayo was meant to return a blue-ribbon seat to the fold – but it could end up entrenching a third-party MP there for a generation.
The city of Elizabeth, South Australia, stands as an exemplar of lost possibilities; of what could have been but was squandered.
The government is pulling out the stops to try and slow the effectiveness of energy storage. But change will come.
The Council of Australian Governments meets today to have their say on the NEG, and not every state and territory is going in with a smile.
Adelaide's much venerated Tasting Australia will open with a disproportionately small number of women chefs celebrated. Is this a symptom of a biased industry, or is the festival culpable in sustaining the sausage party?
News of Cambridge Analytica, the data collection tool that influenced Brexit and the US election, is incredibly alarming, but is it all that different from what Australian political parties have been doing for years?
Pundits have declared victory in the war on third parties. But if they go home, they'll find the same challenge returning again to haunt politics.
With whiplash-inducing speed, media takes about the frailty of the two-party system have made way for prognostications on the failure of its challengers to match expectations.