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Poll Bludger: unions clash over Labor preselection in WA

Poll Bludger: unions clash over Labor preselection in WA

The factional landscape inside Labor’s WA branch has been disturbed in recent years, and things are now coming to a head.

Poll Bludger: WA Liberals prep for election 18 months early

Poll Bludger: WA Liberals prep for election 18 months early

Colin Barnett is clearly not the electoral asset he once was, and he faces a fresher and seemingly very popular opponent in Labor leader Mark McGowan.

What the heck is horizontal fiscal equalisation, and why does WA hate it?

What the heck is horizontal fiscal equalisation, and why does WA hate it?

Western Australia is particularly upset with the way the federal government distributes GST revenue. Does it have a point? Crikey intern Sophie Thomas explains.

Poll Bludger: panicked pollies scramble for seats as electoral lines shift

Poll Bludger: panicked pollies scramble for seats as electoral lines shift

The AEC's decision to cut the number of House of Representative seats has started an uneasy game of musical chairs.

Walsham murder Jurors ask: is this really justice?

Walsham murder Jurors ask: is this really justice?

Last year, twelve jurors found three Western Australian men guilty of the murder of Phillip Walsham nine years ago. Last Friday, this verdict was overturned. The jurors respond.