This month’s State Election has all the makings of a close contest.
In the move to a budget surplus, how much is Joe Hockey’s prowess as Treasurer and how much is trickery?
South Australia must compete on quality rather than cost in order to drive high living standards for all in the 21st century.
Alexander Downer's recent article in The Adelaide Review is a very telling example of what we have seen in the past and what we will see more frequently in the…
In my nearly twelve years as foreign minister there were few issues I dealt with which were more contentious than East Timor.
The first months of a new government is the perfect time to look at the role proliferating think tanks play in influencing public policy change.
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