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The Coalition’s never-ending war against GetUp

The Coalition’s never-ending war against GetUp

The activist group spent $10 million targeting high profile hard-right candidates in this election. Now the Coalition is asking: was it worth it?

How Dutton kept Dickson

How Dutton kept Dickson

Dutton's electors are older, whiter and more affluent than the average Australian. This came down to highways and franking credits.

Coalition recovery is too little, too late

Coalition recovery is too little, too late

It would take something special for the Coalition to win it from here. Still, the fog of war is thick enough that the full range of possibilities needs to be countenanced.

Inside the campaign to unseat Dutton

Inside the campaign to unseat Dutton

Grassroots campaign group GetUp has its sights on seven seats this election — and Peter Dutton’s marginal seat of Dickson is the priority target.

Gaffe tracker: how politicians stumbled through the start of the campaign

Gaffe tracker: how politicians stumbled through the start of the campaign

A look at the long list of awkward and regrettable moments from the first weekend of the campaign.

Crikey readers on Peter Dutton’s legacy

Crikey readers on Peter Dutton’s legacy

Crikey readers discuss Peter Dutton, fixed election dates and politicians turned lobbyists.

China-Australia relations are going to be a big issue this election

China-Australia relations are going to be a big issue this election

Politicians may try to ignore it, but they will eventually have to start talking honestly about Chinese influence this election cycle.

Is Peter Dutton a risk to national security?

Is Peter Dutton a risk to national security?

Malcolm Turnbull says Peter Dutton has questions to answer about national security. He's right — Dutton's record in key areas is at odds with his hardline reputation.

Coalition’s higher income tax cuts to cost country $30b

Coalition’s higher income tax cuts to cost country $30b

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition's proposed flat tax rate for middle to higher income workers may push the budget back into deficit, and a disability royal commissioner is called to step down for potential conflicts of interest. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The Coalition is addicted to race-baiting. Don’t expect it to stop.

The Coalition is addicted to race-baiting. Don’t expect it to stop.

The Coalition is desperate to pretend it hasn't been engaged in race-baiting and Islamophobia for two decades — but it is now deeply embedded in the way its MPs communicate.