Data show that low turn-out also happens in seats with a high proportion of Indigenous people, and seats with a high proportion of renters.
Morrison's new team mixes stability with dashes of innovation, box ticking, and the rewarding of friends.
Along with a belief in miracles, other key aspects of Pentecostal doctrine – from divine providence to pietism – will likely shape the actions of our re-elected Prime Minister.
Innovation and industry policy is receiving the least attention just when it may matter most to our economic future.
Both major parties have promised more money to help boost apprenticeship numbers, including by providing incentives to employers. But history shows this isn't the best way to spend public dollars.
Labor's plan for an Evaluator General could be a big change to the way we evaluate and test government policy. We just have to get the details right.
Simply giving the Commonwealth more power won't fix the Murray-Darling Basin crisis.
Australia’s international reputation depends on rejecting the use of Kyoto carry-over. More importantly, so does our climate.
Australia relies on Indigenous people to meet our conservation goals, but they're short-changed by federal funding.
It's easy to legislate for new offences and more incarceration. It's harder – and more expensive – to ensure the community is safer in the long term. This involves addressing causes, not effects.
Labor and the Coalition's health policies and campaign strategy couldn't be more different this election.
A shorten Labor government will consider mandating food reformulation targets and health star ratings. These are important moves in the fight against obesity and obesity-related conditions.
The Coalition and Labor have outlined their plans for Indigenous health spending. There are some worthwhile pledges, but these policy promises could better reflect what our First Nations people need.
All Australians should have access to subsidised dental care, not just pensioners and children.
Health has taken centre stage of the election campaign. Here's what you need to know to make sense of the claims (and counter claims) of the major parties so far.
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?
Here's how the Turnbull/Morrison government performed on hospitals, primary care, pharmaceuticals and private health insurance.
It's important that the proposed reforms do not just fund more care, but support more of the best care.
Shorten will say that under his government some 10 million people would receive the same or bigger tax cut, with nearly three million low paid workers getting a bigger tax cut.
For more than 30 years, Environmental Defenders Offices around the country have worked to help people take legal action on environmental issues. They've notched some big wins along the way.