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Topic: 2019 federal election
Senate preferences leave the left in tatters

Senate preferences leave the left in tatters

The Coalition has achieved a voting bloc so solid it may not even have to dirty its hands with One Nation.

The education divide proved decisive in Morrison’s election win

The education divide proved decisive in Morrison’s election win

Scott Morrison’s appeal to those with a lower level of education more than compensated for his lack of appeal to highly educated Australians.

Reports show trust in media has dropped — and the election is to blame

Reports show trust in media has dropped — and the election is to blame

Many countries have recently seen trust in media fall following fractious elections. It’s part shooting the messenger and part clear-eyed assessment of media failings in crisis.

Labor’s religious problem isn’t going away any time soon

Labor’s religious problem isn’t going away any time soon

The number of religious Australians may be in decline, but it won't help Labor much in the short term.

AFP to front parliamentary committee over raids

AFP to front parliamentary committee over raids

Good morning, early birds. Politicians have called for greater powers protecting the freedom of the press, and Labor is reconsidering its opposition to the Coalition's tax cuts. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

How the media can improve its coverage of elections

How the media can improve its coverage of elections

Putting statistics in context and stop focusing on just the leaders are among some of the suggestions for things the media could improve on.

What’s next for the Greens?

What’s next for the Greens?

For the Greens, the 2019 election was neither the stirring victory nor the washout that some predicted. Forward steps will will take a cultural shift — and a long overdue sort-out of the party.

For Labor to win, Australia will need to change

For Labor to win, Australia will need to change

Crikey readers discuss Labor's next step and the ABC's silence on Witness K.

Labor’s new leadership takes the stage

Labor’s new leadership takes the stage

Good morning, early birds. Anthony Albanese's new Labor leadership team has made its debut, and not everyone is happy with the Fair Work Commission's minimum wage increase. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Labor needs to start earning votes, not just expecting them

Labor needs to start earning votes, not just expecting them

Labor needs to aim for a landslide to even get a rockfall. And some sort of narrative, no matter how minimal, has to be found.