The votes have been cast, so we put our pre-election pollsters to the test. Who got it right, who got it wrong -- and which methodologies seem to have yielded the most accurate results?
Margot Saville has a front row seat for the current Independent Liquor & Gaming Authority inquiry into Star Casino unrolling in Sydney this week, and one thing is certain, "no one; Vaikunta, Grimshaw, his partner, the NSW Premier and the executives at Star could come out of this very well."
The Keneally government’s re-election hopes have taken yet another blow with the latest Nielsen poll, which replicates the seemingly unbelievable 66-34 Coalition lead indicated by the last published opinion poll from Galaxy, reports William Bowe.
The first Nielsen poll for the year has the Coalition opening up a 54-46 lead on two-party preferred. Labor’s primary vote is 32%, with the Coalition on 46% and the Greens on 12%, writes William Bowe.
Two months on from the election and Australia still hasn't made its mind up over who should run the nation, according to the latest Nielsen poll. It's looking tough for PM Gillard. writes Michelle Grattan
A new Nielsen poll has the Coalition with a 51-49 lead, their first in any poll since the election. Labor’s primary vote is 34% while the Coalition is on 43%, writes William Bowe.
The first Galaxy and Nielsen polls of Julia Gillard are out, but they wont be measuring a proper voting intention, but instead measuring an initial public reaction, explains Possum Comitatus.
The panic about Kevin Rudd's polling is unnecessary. Yes, the ALP need to work harder at policy and stop with the negative politics, but Tony Abbott is still an unlikely pick for PM, says Mark Bahnisch.