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Topic: 2019 federal election
Could high-speed rail be on the agenda this election?

Could high-speed rail be on the agenda this election?

High-speed rail is a tantalising pre-election option, but does it make any sense? Crikey does the maths.

No, this isn’t Morrison’s ‘Tampa moment’

No, this isn’t Morrison’s ‘Tampa moment’

It's going to take a lot more than the goings-on of the "Canberra bubble" to transform the medivac loss to the Coalition's advantage come election time.

This parliament doesn’t need an election, it needs an exorcism

This parliament doesn’t need an election, it needs an exorcism

This parliament has reached a new low in the standards of its politics. But, these days, finding a new low is the norm.

What if you threw a scare campaign and no one showed up?

What if you threw a scare campaign and no one showed up?

The campaign against Labor's dividend credit reform could still bite, but it's yet to have an impact on the right voters.

Can the LNP truly defend a ‘welfare for the wealthy’?

Can the LNP truly defend a ‘welfare for the wealthy’?

Crikey readers discuss franking credits, Australia's space industry and solutions to the Murray-Darling Basin

The dirty fight against Labor’s franking policy

The dirty fight against Labor’s franking policy

Franking credits will be a huge battleground in this election year. This is how the Libs are taking it on.

Don’t kid yourself. Labor can still mess this up.

Don’t kid yourself. Labor can still mess this up.

There is a complacency that has settled across the land: that this is in the bag for Labor. That won't end well.

Fly in, fly out: a guide to parachute candidates

Fly in, fly out: a guide to parachute candidates

From the celebrity to the repeat offender, a look at recent history's best parachute pollies.

Why is everyone pitching to Queensland this election?

Why is everyone pitching to Queensland this election?

It's an election year and both Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten are heading to Queensland. But why?

Julia Banks targets Greg Hunt in independent run

Julia Banks targets Greg Hunt in independent run

Good Morning, early birds. Former Liberal Julia Banks has confirmed that she will stand as an independent against Health Minister Greg Hunt in the federal election, and retirees mobilise against Labor's plan to end cash refunds for franking credits. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.