While some see Turnbull as weak and having to toe the party line, Shorten remains an unknown quantity for them, and choosing a weak Turnbull is still preferable for many.
One of the biggest issues in this Saturday's Queensland election is the controversial Carmichael coal mine. Our infographic breaks down what it means for Queensland, Australia and the world.
Major voter concerns for North Queensland reflect the expectations that minor party preferences will determine the election outcome.
Politics podcast: swinging into the Sunshine State’s election
The pundits are reluctant to place bets on who will win Queensland's November 25 election.
Despite Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's veto of a loan to Adani, the company could still receive funds from a new government or via previous arrangements.
Whichever major party 'wins' the Queensland election will likely be forced into tricky negotiations with minor parties to form government.
There are telltale signs when regard for the facts of the matter is sacrificed to 'truthiness' to win a political debate.
Politics Podcast: Darren Chester on the infrastructure spending spree.
Darren Chester says there is too much hyper-partisanship in Australian politics.