Crikey readers on climate change, political polling and Kerry Stokes' Seven.
Australian polls aren't just unreliable — the majority of voters pay little attention to politics, so claims that sentiment shifts from week to week are impossible to prove.
Every major pollster in the country backed the wrong horse at the election. Why did they all get it so wrong, and how do we know if we can trust them again?
The power of polling has been used to shape political narratives and bring down prime ministers — but what does it mean now that we know the foundations are more flimsy than anyone thought?
Pollsters now face a serious challenge in restoring their credibility, and there is no indication this can be accomplished with existing methods.
This was far from a status quo result, but rather some major swings in suburbs and regional areas that cancelled each other out.
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.
Some pundits swear by the idea the betting markets are a stronger indicator of an upcoming election's outcome than any polling. But how does it work?