There are jobs to be created if Australia does more to tap into the billion-dollar space industry.
Increasing Australia's role in the billion-dollar global space industry has hardly raised a mention in this year's federal election campaign.
A Galaxy poll published in the Sunday Telegraph suggested Bill Shorten would have been elected with a large majority if up against Tony Abbott.
Malcolm Turnbull has said that if he had not become leader, the Coalition would have lost this election 'very resoundingly' under Tony Abbott.
Older people in the Indi focus group regarded Malcolm Turnbull as the more charismatic, but felt Bill Shorten was ‘more for the regular Joe’.
Malcolm Turnbull is overwhelmingly more trusted than Bill Shorten to lead the country in the final round of Indi focus group research among 'soft' voters in the seat.
Was Malcolm Turnbull right about jobs and women?
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Was Malcolm Turnbull right to say that 300,000 new jobs created in the last calendar year, with almost two-thirds held by women?
The well-co-ordinated Irish ‘yes’ campaign literally had its members knocking on doors throughout the country.
Putting a human rights issue to a national vote is a crude means of legalising same-sex marriage.
We know there will be cuts if the Liberal party is re-elected.
Liberal higher education policy is obscure; perhaps deliberately so. But the conclusion is clear. Unless students are required to pay significantly more, universities will face major cuts.
There is a a great mass of the electorate that are rarely polled accurately and rarely let their views known, yet determine electoral outcomes.
Despite Malcolm Turnbull’s enthusiasm for public transport, the Coalition tends to favour road projects over rail.
The Coalition, Labor, and the Greens are making substantial commitments to projects that not only lack proper business cases, but are not even on the Infrastructure Australia priority list at all.
The economic slogans from all the major parties seemed to have fallen flat during this election campaign.
For an election that is supposed to be based on who will manage the economy better, the debate has been disappointing.
Malcolm Turnbull’s plea: don’t return federal politics to a hung parliament.
The government’s potential strength and Labor’s vulnerability were on mutual display on Sunday as, after seven gruelling weeks, the campaign entered its run to the finishing line. In these last days, with…
Labor’s costings have been unveiled.
Labor's policies, costed by the Parliamentary Budget office, pass scrutiny - but like the Coalition, fail the test of real budget repair.
Chris Bowen and Tony Burke put out Labor’s costings just after Malcolm Turnbull’s official launch of the Coalition’s campaign.
Labor has unveiled its costings, showing it would have a deficit of around $16 billion higher across the forward estimates than that shown in the Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Outlook.
Malcolm Turnbull said the shockwaves of the past 48 hours were a sharp reminder of the volatility in the global economy.
Malcolm Turnbull has warned voters of the need for stable government in uncertain times, in a pitch to counter Labor's fear campaign and the temptation for electors to lodge a protest vote.
Former NSW premier Barry O'Farrell struck a deal with ClubsNSW while in opposition.
There is a coterie of politicians on both sides who are trusted, or at any rate supported by, the pokies lobby.
On the back of Labor's election launch on Sunday, the party waged a Medicare scare campaign that has reverberated through the whole week.
Wyatt Roy, now assistant minister for innovation, was elected as an MP at the age of 20.
The involvement of youth in politics suggests politicians are not tackling issues of concern to young people.
The poker machine industry is a business with a lot at stake – about $11 billion a year, in fact.
Polls suggest that Nick Xenophon’s team will win a bag of Senate seats. Along with a re-elected Andrew Wilkie, and the Greens, will there be enthusiasm for gambling reform in the next parliament?
Health is the most important election issue for Australians aged over 50.
Health is always a key factor in deciding which way to vote. So what have the major parties promised in health? And what could these changes mean for consumers?
Australia’s youth unemployment policy needs to reflect that of Nordic countries.
Australian voters can choose between a youth unemployment policy from the Coalition, seen as a hand out, and the Labor policy which is a hand up.
Hepburn Wind is one of Australia’s largest community renewable energy schemes.
The federal election campaign has highlighted the very different visions of Australia’s renewable energy future held by the major parties.