The Labor leader's personal popularity is stubbornly low, but this has allowed him to build himself as a team player, and position him well to become Australia's next prime minister.
At some level, democratic societies have had enough of Murdoch and his propaganda operation masquerading as a news service.
An inquiry into the status of the teaching profession lasted just four months before being shelved with no clear way forward. Is this the best teachers can hope for?
Wentworth remains one of the most interesting individual contests in this campaign.
It remains to be seen whether the Liberals' campaign woes in Lyons will have any impact on the neighbouring battleground seats of Bass or Braddon, which recent polls suggest the Liberals could regain.
Lack of scrutiny of the Coalition, barrage of criticism aimed at Labor: News Corp's coverage of the election campaign has been the definition of partisan.
The Christian Democratic Party in NSW could play a key role in the election by funnelling support from voters in electorates with large East Asian populations to the Liberal Party.
No gaffes, no real surprises – the third leaders' debate was a fairly predictable affair, save for the testy conclusion
The Daily Telegraph story with the headline “Mother of Invention” backfired, handing Shorten the opportunity of a powerful moment on the campaign trail and drawing criticism even within News Corp.
As the campaign wears on, Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten have appeared increasingly stage-managed and rehearsed. Where is the charisma, wit and inspiring ideas?
While Ipsos on Newspoll are telling different stories about leaders' approval ratings, both are still showing a likely victory for Labor at the federal election.
The reason we know more about a post-election Labor ministry is that most of its occupants are already “shadowing” the jobs they'd hold.
Razzmatazz aside, the opposition leader - standing in front of Labor's slogan "A Fair Go For Australia" - brought together the “case for change” in a carefully-honed, strongly delivered address.
Inevitably much of the discussion and many of the clashes focused on money and tax – the conflicting arguments have been well rehearsed throughout the campaign.
In the second debate of the campaign, Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten answered questions from voters in a people's forum on everything from franking credits to, yes, post offices.
Research shows that Australians are increasingly tuning out of leaders' debates – just 21% reported watching a debate in 2016, down from 71% in 1993.
Pre-poll votes within the first 24 hours were almost double the number at the same stage in 2016. That could hurt some minor parties who traditionally spend big in the last few weeks of a campaign.
After the backlash against the formal Labor-Greens alliance under the Gillard government, Shorten is anxious to keep maximum distance between the ALP and the minor party.
The Conversation’s experts analyse the first Morrison-Shorten debate, with a focus on the key policy issues and the leaders' performances.
Bill Shorten's announcement of a funding boost for child care is central to Labor's campaign on cost of living.