If we trace the Greens vote from 2005 through to the present day what we find is a massive structural change in the level of Greens support across Australia right after the 2007 federal election, writes Possum Comitatus.
What happened to Australia becoming a world leader in solar energy? Or for students to be fluent in Asian languages? If a week is a long time in politics then two years is an eternity, writes Josh Gordon.
Indigenous leader Noel Pearson sent a letter to then-PM John Howard in 2007 outlining a potential re-election strategy, a new book has revealed, shedding new light on Howard's renewed interest in reconciliation at the time.
The 2007-08 political donations data shows a massive surge in business donations to the ALP prior to the 2007 election, compared to prior to the 2004 election, writes Bernard Keane.
Costello’s argument is that if John Howard had managed the transition issue better, Prime Minister Costello would now be calling the shots, writes Bernard Keane.
Peter van Onselen and Philip Senior’s Howard’s End provides a detailed explanation of why the Howard Government should have been comfortably re-elected last November, writes Bernard Keane.
Rudd = Australia's answer to Pelosi ... Queensland lends a helping hand ... Let's talk Iraq now ... Same for the US please ... A great man gone.
The great thing about Saturday's result, no matter how far to the left one is of Rudd, is that the total dominance of Labor at both levels of government for a whiles to come, gives the opportunity to reshape the context of Australian politics, and the sort of values that are to be placed at the centre of life, writes Guy Rundle