A growing number of people are pre-polling, or voting before election day. This has significant implications for the parties in terms of rolling out policy and voter engagement.
Evidence from the UK experience suggests there are pros and cons in both City Deals and Devolution Deals.
The region is showing signs it is determined to ensure similar mass displacement crises such as that which took place in the Andaman Sea in 2015 are avoided.
In 2008, Hillary Clinton withdrew from the presidential race to support Barack Obama. Now, facing a rampaging Donald Trump, she's hoping Bernie Sanders will do the same.
By working together, social insects are able to fix a small failure before it becomes a larger one.
The number of members of the House of Representatives is variable. It is a result of a formula given in the Constitution.
People with cognitive impairments are entitled to opportunities to engage meaningfully in society, so there must be legal reform to enable this.
Cities are home to many different people who will not always agree. We need to learn to embrace public debate as an ongoing, constructive process for working through diverse views and values.
It's tempting to look back nostagically when thinking about the idea of the "family", but the evidence shows that it's strong, functional and flourishing.
What does a modern Australian family look like and how does it compare with 10, 20 or even 30 years ago?
Senior politicians slurring the reputation of immigrants does more to erode support for multiculturalism than do uncontrolled borders.
The Labor Party has been driving a campaign bus from Cairns to Canberra. On Sunday night Sam Dastyari told supporters they had raised enough money to extend its journey through to Melbourne.
The Green Square urban renewal area – expected to be Sydney's most densely populated area by 2030 – represents a new paradigm of urban living.
There are many important reasons why transport planners and policymakers should encourage and support this delay in car dependence.
With a majority of households having pets and growing numbers living in apartments, a review of regulations on keeping animals in such communities is timely.
One person's high density may be another's sprawl; the same tall building may be experienced as oppressive or exhilarating; a "good crowd" for one can be "overcrowded" for another.
If the way voters interact with the leaders' Facebook pages is any indication, social media is not having the impact on the campaign that it is assumed to have.
The process of constitutional recognition was initially to be completed by 2013, but is now being directed towards a referendum in May 2017 to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum.
Anticipation is core business for political strategists. Last year Bill Shorten and those around him correctly judged Labor was electorally exposed on border protection.