After an extraordinary speech, Ben Morton would do well to remember that big business is not - and should not be - the corporate wing of the Liberal Party.
Liu's disastrous interview on Sky News forced the government into a full scale defence of her, saying that Labor, in pursuing her, was being “xenophobic” and “grubby”.
Climate change could take centre stage during Canada's federal election.
While the Liberal party reaped mega dollars at Nine's Monday fundraiser, Nine and its chief executive faced a backlash from staff at the company's recently acquired former Fairfax newspapers.
What's needed is strong leadership and sustained public pressure that makes it is harder for political parties to turn a blind eye to sexual harassment and assault.
Bernardi said that at the election his Australian Conservative party polled “a tiny fraction of the votes” required. He said potential voters returned to supporting the Coalition under Morrison.
The Coalition should not use this unexpected win to allow itself to be complacent and drift. It needs to work out its agenda for the next three years and how it allows internal debate.
Analysis of tweets from the election campaign reveal two key trends: independents are organising, and embattled Liberal candidates are having to take the fight to their rivals.
Despite its endurance, the Democratic Alliance still hasn't found a firm foothold to grow the votes in South Africa's changing political landscape.
The 2001 federal election was a watershed moment for Australian national security that has set a policy agenda for almost two decades.
Sloganeering has always been integral to elections, but this kind of messaging risks adding to the problem of voter disengagement.
The overhaul of the program comes after pressure from various quarters including conservative Liberals for immigration to be lowered, and the government talking up the need for 'congestion busting'.
Whether they form the next government or not, the Liberals need to reconsider their reliance on neoliberal economics, which may no longer be serving the party – or the country.
University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor Deep Saini and Michelle Grattan talk about the week in politics.
The exit of Bishop underlines the Liberals' “woman problem”.
It comes after the decision by cabinet minister Kelly O'Dwyer to leave at the election.
Deep Saini speaks with Michelle Grattan about the week in Australian politics.
The former head of the government's Clean
Energy Finance Corporation is expected to run against Treasurer Josh Frydenberg in the heartland Liberal seat of Kooyong.
The departure of Liberal women is a sign that they have always been outsiders within the party, and by world standards the gender imbalance is stark and woefully out of touch.
The Prime Minister's reaction to Kelly O'Dwyer's decision says much about the Coalition's attitude to women.
The minister for women's decision to walk away is appalling timing, and the government's most popular woman might follow suit.