Labor’s regrouping will involve both a new leader and repositioning on policy, writes MICHELLE GRATTAN.
Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke died yesterday. He was 89. "CityNews" cartoonist PAUL DORIN remembers a man he could draw with his eyes closed.
If Bob Hawke had never become prime minister, he would still be recalled as a major figure in Australian political and industrial history, writes FRANK BONGIORNO.
At the end of what’s been for him a testing campaign, Bill Shorten chose to go to Blacktown, to the hall where Gough Whitlam nearly half a century ago delivered his famous “It’s Time” election speech, writes MICHELLE GRATTAN.
Another cartoon from the wry eye of PAUL DORIN.
"What the Woden Valley community needs is a champion to work with the residents' groups to stop the central Woden precinct becoming a high-rise and very unfriendly jungle," writes PAUL COSTIGAN
Against the odds, Scott Morrison wants to be returned as prime minister. But who the bloody hell is he? asks MICHELLE GRATTAN.
Just two elections ago Tony Abbott was headed for the prime ministership. Now he’s desperately trying to survive in his own seat, writes MICHELLE GRATTAN.
“Members of the Standing Committee will need the wisdom of Solomon to sort out the issues and bring improvements for expectant mothers,” writes MICHAEL MOORE.
Cartoonist PAUL DORIN is on the home run to the election...
AS the campaign enters its last days, Newspoll in the Australian shows Labor maintaining its 51-49 per cent lead, while Bill Shorten has closed in on Scott Morrison as better prime minister, writes MICHELLE GRATTAN.
Volunteer GREG CORNWELL is grumpy about the “ridiculous” rite of pre-polling.
Two moments stood out in Wednesday night’s debate, which substantially canvassed issues that have been chewed over endlessly through the campaign, writes MICHELLE GRATTAN.
NEWS Corp outlets have been mostly unrelentingly anti-Bill Shorten and Labor during this campaign. They rarely let up. But today’s Daily Telegraph story with the...
"There’s a climate emergency happening right here under the auspices of this ACT Labor/Greens coalition government," writes JON STANHOPE.
"You have the power to choose who you think will be the best representatives and senators, and leave blank spots next to those you don’t want," writes political columnist MICHAEL MOORE.
There has been precious little wit since in the procedural campaign dirge rolled out on either side, writes MARK KENNY.
Cartoonist PAUL DORIN characterises some voters’ dilemma.
Jumping beyond May 18, we know a good deal more about how a Shorten government ministry would look than the shape of a re-elected Morrison government, writes MICHELLE GRATTAN.
Where’s Zed? PAUL COSTIGAN went to a “politics in the pub” sessions to hear from candidates in the upcoming election, but there was no Senator Seselja.