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Topic: 2018 Victorian election
How the states will shape a landslide Coalition loss

How the states will shape a landslide Coalition loss

Internal polling has indicated a wipeout loss for the Coalition in the upcoming federal election. But is it all doom and gloom for the government?

Despite the chaos, there were a few winners in the Victorian upper house

Despite the chaos, there were a few winners in the Victorian upper house

Crikey readers discuss the Victorian upper house results and pork barrelling in Nationals electorates.

How will Dan Andrews deal with this farrago of a crossbench?

How will Dan Andrews deal with this farrago of a crossbench?

If anyone is going to try and direct the reactionary/single-issue parties as a unit — and one wonders who that would be — they’re going to have to keep them all together, all the time.

Greens toppled by preference whispering

Greens toppled by preference whispering

The Greens have been almost completely removed from Victoria's upper house. But it's good news for Labor.

What do changing demographics mean for the News Corp papers?

What do changing demographics mean for the News Corp papers?

The Liberal Party needs to pivot to avoid continued rejection from voters, but News Corp's options are a little more limited.

Can progressives actually defeat the Morrison government shitshow?

Can progressives actually defeat the Morrison government shitshow?

Yes, Australia is turning away from the hard-right. Yes, the federal government is in chaos. But Labor and the Greens can hardly sit back and assume a 2019 federal election win.

Should Dan Andrews have returned Adem Somyurek to cabinet?

Should Dan Andrews have returned Adem Somyurek to cabinet?

Or does reinstating Somyurek suggest there has been no fundamental culture shift within the ALP?

A true and accurate portrait of ‘preference whisperer’ Glenn Druery

A true and accurate portrait of ‘preference whisperer’ Glenn Druery

There are perks to providing a consulting service for small parties wanting to take full advantage of our democratic system.

How the ABC avoided talking about race in its Victorian election coverage

How the ABC avoided talking about race in its Victorian election coverage

How to cover racism is an ongoing question for journalists, and is especially pertinent for the ABC following its Victorian election coverage.

The conservatives are down, but they’re not out

The conservatives are down, but they’re not out

Crikey readers respond to the big stories of the Victorian election.