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Topic: 2019 federal election
Clive Palmer (Image: AAP/Kelly Barnes)

Clive Palmer is up to his old tricks. Can new electoral rules derail his plans?

New donation rules aim to stop people like Clive Palmer from derailing elections. But experts are worried they won't be enough ...

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Keep the bastards honest: Australia needs political advertising reform

Australia needs stronger laws to rein in political deceit — all that is missing is the political will to make that happen.

Senator Bridget McKenzie (Image: AAP/Peter Rae)

Rorters, take note. Buying votes is tempting but it doesn’t seem to work

The sports grants affair stands testament not just to the deviousness of much of the political class, but also to its egotism

Federal Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese (Image: AAP/Bianca De Marchi)

Get off your high horse, Labor — your bushfire policies leave a lot to be desired

Labor has been quick to call out the Coalition's response to the fires. Have they really earned that right?

Is Facebook really committed to combating fake news?

Facebook says it's taking the war on fake news seriously... but that it shouldn't be expected to.

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Was the writing on the wall for Labor?

Crikey readers respond to Guy Rundle's dissection of the Labor election post-mortem. Many readers think the answers aren't complicated, some think the problems go deeper, and others believe that the ALP isn't the truly dysfunctional party in the room.

Who reviewed the Labor review?

The 91-page report has given every pundit and politician enough room to argue a point.

Bill Shorten concedes defeat. (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Election review reminds us that nobody does failure like Labor

Labor's long-awaited review into its 2019 election defeat is a masterclass of how not to run a campaign, revealing a seemingly impossible level of disorganisation behind the scenes. But hey, it looks nice.

Scott Morrison with Liberal MP Gladys Liu. (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Liberals’ election signage stunt hits a nerve

Crikey readers discuss the eligibility of the Liberal Party's electoral victory following revelations of its misleading AEC poster stunt. Plus drought-relief welfare and the government's short-sighted approach to nation building programs.

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