Historians attribute the Coalition's election victory in 1949 to issues like bank nationalisation and the Communist Party. But the decisive issue was petrol rationing.
Bill Shorten's announcement of a funding boost for child care is central to Labor's campaign on cost of living.
So far immigration has not had a prominent place in the campaign, but Scott Morrison will try to change that on Sunday.
There have historically been few key points of difference on foreign policy during elections. Despite daunting challenges on the global stage, this year's election campaign looks to be much the same.
Women experiencing family and domestic violence within faith communities can face attitudes and practices that encourage them to stay in relationships with their abusers.
According to a new survey, nearly a third of Australians believe the Coalition shows no 'leadership for the public good'. Labor fared little better.
Neither party got a bump from the official start of the federal election campaign, with Labor retaining its 52-48 advantage in the latest Newspoll.
Both the Liberals and Labor complain about government advertising when they're in the opposition. So why hasn't anyone tried to better regulate the system?
Yes, the ABC received A$43.7 million to continue funding its 'enhanced news gathering' operation in the 2019 budget, but this is a drop in the bucket compared to how much it stands to lose.
With this week's revelations about the extraordinary visit to the US gun lobby by One Nation's James Ashby, and Steve Dickson, Morrison's shilly-shallying became untenable.
O'Sullivan rejected Morrison's Monday argument that it would be
impractical for the federal government to underwrite a coal-fired
project in Queensland because the Palaszczuk government would veto it.
With a federal election looming, we can expect a lot of tried and true tactics from our politicians as they desperately try to win our votes.
New research shows that conservative voters generally fail to see how being female can impede political success, while left-of-centre voters list gender as the main obstacle to success.
The National Party has the opportunity to use its role within the Coalition to exercise its influence on behalf of rural Australia.
We need to move past biased, opaque models for energy policies.
Labor continues to hold a 51-49% two-party lead in the wake of last week's budget.
South African parties are recognising that coalition politics is now part of the political landscape and is here to stay.
This bald-faced refusal to acknowledge their own inconvenient history in part comes from the politicians' belief that if you just burnish the "spin", you can get away with saying anything.
Wood's call follows NSW Liberal and former health minister Sussan Ley declaring the trade should cease.
On the new boundaries, Labor requires just a five-seat gain to win a majority, while the Coalition needs to gain two seats to retain its majority.