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It's unlikely to make a huge amount of difference, but it is nonetheless pleasing to note that the government has suffered a hiccup in its bid to purge the electoral roll of undesirables, writes William Bowe.

Poll Bludger: Disenfranchising the young and the restless

It's unlikely to make a huge amount of difference, but it is nonetheless pleasing to note that the government has suffered a hiccup in its bid to purge the electoral roll of undesirables, writes William Bowe.

Tips and rumours

Malcolm Turnbull has long been wooing the gay community. Last Mardi Gras Parade I sat directly opposite him and his lovely wife Lucy, in the BGF stand. A few points worth noting: The gay bears loved him. He deliberately avoided looking at the anti Howard float I saw him give Lucy a lingering kiss in […]

It wasn’t called at the end of APEC and it wasn’t called last weekend. So when’s the Prime Minister going to call on the Governor-General and ask him to dissolve parliament and issue the writs for a poll?

Your Crikey cut out ‘n’ keep guide to election dates

It wasn’t called at the end of APEC and it wasn’t called last weekend. So when’s the Prime Minister going to call on the Governor-General and ask him to dissolve parliament and issue the writs for a poll?

Speculation about election dates is a pretty fruitless business. The decision will be made within a very narrow circle, and there's nothing the rest of us can do to influence it; we're all just guessing, writes Charles Richardson.

Exploding the myth of the January election deadline

Speculation about election dates is a pretty fruitless business. The decision will be made within a very narrow circle, and there's nothing the rest of us can do to influence it; we're all just guessing, writes Charles Richardson.

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