Queensland still mystifies too many politicians but its needs are surprisingly simple.
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Two Queensland-based experts discuss what so many politicians and pundits get wrong about the Sunshine State – and what its citizens are crying out for.
A recent report on crime statistics leaves out transgender and nonbinary folk. A security and surveillance expert says this invisibility is harmful. Without stats, we cannot counter violence.
An analysis of pre-polling figures shows a surge in early voting, particularly in regional areas. But questions remain about how it affects the relationship between voters and parties.
Winning the case will be difficult, because it's not enough to show the posters were misleading – the petitioners will need to show it affected the outcome in the seat.
The current political climate influenced by white evangelicals in the United States has emboldened similar religious groups in Canada ahead of our own federal election.
Paul Oosting responds to GetUp’s critics.
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GetUp's national director Paul Oosting joins Michelle Grattan to respond to critics who accuse the organisation of "creating an environment...[of] abuse, harassment, intimidation".
Notionally, Labor will need a 0.6% swing to win the next election. But the details make it much more complicated - and difficult.
People on the minimum wage can afford only 2% of private rentals and only 1% if on the pension. Affordable housing requirements are often mandatory overseas, but Victoria is relying on negotiation.
While there has been talk of a "religious vote" or an "ethnic vote" holding sway at this election, particularly in Sydney's western suburbs, new research does not bear that out.
After strong results in the 2019 election, the Coalition is likely to have 35 of the 76 seats when the Senate next sits.
Scott Morrison's new ministry includes a few new faces and several new roles for familiar cabinet members. Our experts take a closer look at each portfolio.
As Labor goes through the painful process of examining what went wrong at this year's election and how it might win the next, there are 10 key lessons to be learnt.
In an interview with The Conversation, Frydenberg refused to be drawn on what the government would do if unable to get the whole bill through.
Geoff Crisp speaks with Michelle Grattan about the week in politics.
In the event, the federal election turned out to be more about the economy than the environment. But there are steps the Coalition government can take to help conservation and boost the economy too.
While polls have been patchy for some years, analysis shows they have been particularly out of whack since Morrison became prime minister.
Jim Chalmers, from the right of the Labor party, has been receiving support from those who believe the party needs generational change.
The Queensland Labor government still must approve two outstanding environmental management plans for the Adani mine to go ahead.
Queensland has a proud place in Labor history. But the 2019 election shows the federal Labor Party no longer understands the issues that matter to Queensland voters.
Under cover of a speech from the Reserve Bank governor, the Prudential Regulation Authority has moved to make it 10% easier to borrow.