Voting has become a low-involvement consumer product focused on catch phrases and effective advertising.
Despite the pre-election alarm bells, the new government’s fiscal policy inaction confirms the strong state of Australia’s economy
On Election Day I couldn't help but feel the strong sense of community at our local polling booth. It's at the Bridgewater primary school in the Adelaide Hills. Bridgewater usually…
The prospect of electoral annihilation haunted Labor for months, frightening it into an uncomfortable change of leadership.
In this extract from his recently-released Profits of Doom, Antony Loewenstein visits the remote and jealously guarded Curtin Immigration Detention Centre.
The historic record shows there is often no connection between levels of unemployment and a Federal election victory
There's been a lot of talk about Papua New Guinea recently.
The extraordinary turnaround in Labor’s political fortunes since the change of leadership to Kevin Rudd has saved Labor from electoral annihilation.
Michael Lardelli responds to Alexander Downer’s recent column on fracking.
Fracking has become something of a bogeyman in Australia, which is interesting, because Australia has made a sizeable share of its national income from energy and it is fracking which…
For a country so obsessed with winning, as a nation we have been strangely tolerant of a race in which we seem to want all protagonists to lose.
Adelaide’s youngest Lord Mayor, Stephen Yarwood, this month celebrates the second anniversary of his rise to prominent public office.