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A Liberal campaigner in United Australia Party’s clothing

A Liberal campaigner in United Australia Party’s clothing

The Liberals and the United Australia Party are swapping preferences. But it looks like they're also sharing campaigners.

Welfare spending has gone up under the Coalition

Welfare spending has gone up under the Coalition

The claims that the Liberals are engaged in an attack on welfare aren't actually backed up by the numbers.

O’Dwyer draws a big red circle around the Liberals’ women problem

O’Dwyer draws a big red circle around the Liberals’ women problem

Kelly O'Dwyer's departure reflects a problem that won't be fixed by more, rather than fewer, old white men in parliament.

This is an issue of national survival

This is an issue of national survival

The Murray-Darling fish kill is horrifying, but not surprising. It is the logical result of our toxic politics.

Why do the Nats keep behaving badly? Because they can get away with it.

Why do the Nats keep behaving badly? Because they can get away with it.

This is the second time this year that a Nationals leader has kept a sex scandal from the Prime Minister, ensuring it wreaked havoc. Will they ever be held accountable?

The givings and misgivings of Christmas in Parliament House 

The givings and misgivings of Christmas in Parliament House 

It’s the most wonderful (read: stressful) time of the year.

How political parties select their leaders

How political parties select their leaders

Given this happens so often, it's worth knowing how it's decided.

A government refusing to act on climate change is a government not fit to lead

A government refusing to act on climate change is a government not fit to lead

Some political parties are simply unfit to govern. The federal Liberals' refusal to address climate change disqualifies them from the being serious policymakers.

Milne is gone but he was just one part of a broader war on the ABC

Milne is gone but he was just one part of a broader war on the ABC

The Justin Milne scandal isn't just about a chairman who didn't understand his role, it's about the Liberals having an ally within an institution they are waging war on.

Who does Labor want to win the Liberal leadership?

Who does Labor want to win the Liberal leadership?

If Peter Dutton leads the Coalition to the next election, is it a slam dunk? We ask political insiders for the best bets.