March 2, 2018 9
The Tasmanian Liberals have gained ground in the lead up to tomorrow's state election, but there are still a few battlegrounds that could see the tide turn.
January 29, 2018 3
In Australia's poorest state, Labor represents a default setting that voters gravitate back to after their infrequent acts of rebellion.
December 18, 2017 19
Both sides are busy spinning the weekend's byelection result, but the Liberals' claim to bragging rights is outwardly more compelling.
December 15, 2017 8
A win for Kristina Keneally tomorrow is a big ask -- but not without precedent.
December 4, 2017 17
Ultimately, the most satisfying explanations for the result are those that are most specific to the circumstances of the electorate and of Barnaby Joyce personally.
November 27, 2017 10
Yes, even Pauline Hanson.
November 20, 2017 15
With the Greens now laying claim to three state lower house seats in both New South Wales and Victoria, the next question is whether they can gain a seat in the Queensland parliament on Saturday.
November 15, 2017 31
The marriage equality result is more intriguing for the ways it has failed to play to the culture war script.
September 18, 2017 37
For Shorten, voters appear reluctant to attribute any qualities to him at all, either good or bad.
July 24, 2017 15
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.
July 19, 2017 9
Another one bites the dust. Unfairly, as it turns out.
June 19, 2017 7
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 7, 2017 10
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.
May 17, 2017 1
And is the fabled "post-budget bounce" a real thing?
May 15, 2017 11
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 5, 2017 5
Despite Peta Credlin's claims, Tony Abbott's "woman problem" was real. And Turnbull is, on the whole, more popular with female voters.
May 1, 2017 4
The prospect of a One Nation crossbench delivering power to the LNP in Queensland is rapidly diminishing.
April 26, 2017 14
Cory Bernardi was headed for electoral disaster with his one-man Australian Conservative band. But with the help of Family First, he could become a force to be reckoned with.
April 24, 2017 6
Hinch? Lambie? It couldn't be Bernardi, could it ...?
April 13, 2017 4
Politics is a game of dominoes.