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.
Anthony Albanese on Labor’s hard times
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Anthony Albanese defends Labor's vote for the government's $158 billion tax package, supports an increase in Newstart, and strongly argues the need to take the superannuation guarantee to 12%.
Labor needs to better tune into middle suburbia, yet it can't afford to turn its back on the issues that concern its more progressive supporters. It will be a tricky balancing act.
Jim Chalmers, from the right of the Labor party, has been receiving support from those who believe the party needs generational change.
The leadership will be decided by ballots of the party membership and the caucus, with a 50-50 weighting.
How did the numbers of election 2019 fall across the country? And what seats are still in play?
What if Bob Hawke, hailed as a leader who actually 'got' environmental issues, had never been rolled by Paul Keating? Perhaps the climate policy wars would have turned out differently.
Labor has ditched its reliance on a single economy-wide climate policy, in favour of a range of different measures that will all help drive down emissions. But some crucial issues remain unaddressed.
On racist dog-whistling and on climate change, the "right" now finds itself on the wrong side of public opinion – so the acrimonious public debates on ideological lines may be coming to an end.
The Labor Party's newly announced energy policy could finally set Australia's electricity sector on the path to a renewables-driven future. But policies are still needed to cut emissions elsewhere.
Federal Labor has promised to give rebates of up to $2,000 to 100,000 households to install batteries to store power from solar panels. Is this good energy policy, or just middle-class welfare?
The Victorian state election presents opportunities and risks for the Greens – including whether they can transition from being a protest party to a major party.
Trade Minister Simon Birmingham said "you can’t reflect society if 90% of your members of parliament were chosen from trade unions and worked in trade unions". Let's take a look at the numbers.
Labor has managed more cohesion in recent years because its left and right wings have shifted to common ground - partly through its factions.
The ALP's internal investigation found the MP treated staff badly, but did not find evidence of sexual harassment or lewd conduct.
ReachTEL polls show Labor is behind in key byelections, but Essential has better news for Bill Shorten.
Former Deputy Prime Minister Brian Howe says Bill Shorten must channel the abilities of his colleagues in parliament and the broader progressive movement if he is to lead the ALP back to government.
Labor's detailed climate policy is ambitious, but it remains to be seen if it will capture the voters.
We're set to hear very little about nature conservation in Australia's upcoming election campaign. Here's why that's a huge oversight.
While Labor goes into the election year as underdogs, the party's strategy to win government will capitalise on what it sees as its competitive advantages.