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If the Liberals continue to struggle in cities, WA is likely to be more difficult than it may first appear for the Liberals to win back.
Survey findings bring insight to the general public’s thoughts and concerns of an Indigenous Voice to parliament. What questions still need to be answered to obtain a yes vote in a referendum?
Can one department adequately tackle climate change, energy, the environment and water? It’s unlikely.
The new prime minister seems to have the temperament that would favour a collaborative approach. He could usher in a golden era of stable government, with more generous and compassionate politics.
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Two regional seats that straddle the NSW/Victorian border, Eden-Monaro and Gippsland, are geographically close. But these seats repeatedly return very different election results.
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To repair our relationship with the Pacific, the new government must make swift decisions addressing the climate emergency. But that’s just the starting point.
Doing as little as possible on climate change was a seemingly safe political strategy until recently. As of Saturday night, it’s a recipe for political disaster.
Explore the seats that changed hands, the make-up of the House of Representatives and the Senate, and the two party preferred vote in our 2022 federal election at-a-glance graphic.
But are the major parties really focusing on the right issues?
Coming just one week before the election, the political calculation of Morrison’s policy revival is difficult to ignore.
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Labor needs substantially more than 50% of the two-party preferred vote – 51.8% according to the pendulum – to win the majority of seats, 76. This equates to a swing of 3.3 percentage points.
A long-brewing dispute?
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A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board has issued a complaint over instances of anti-union practices at Starbucks. And that was before the company’s boss threatened to withhold wages.
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Climate change is the most pressing issue of our time – so what have the Coalition and the Labor party actually promised? Five experts grade different aspects of their climate policies.
Walt Disney testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee claiming that communists once ‘took over’ his studio.
The custodians of one of Hollywood’s most reliable cash machines have been careful to sidestep political minefields that might remind customers of a realm outside the Magic Kingdom.
Amazon has historically opposed trade union recognition by engaging in union suppression practices, like resisting trade union recognition through coercion.
Amazon can become the Earth’s best employer, but this must involve democratizing the workplace, recognizing the legitimate right of employees to organize and cooperating with labour representatives.
This year there is a half-Senate election, and it could radically change the make-up of the upper house.
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As we head into the pointy end of the election campaign, some are performing better than others: we assess the field so far.
Concerns about misinformation spreading among Chinese communities are once again prominent, as they were during the 2019 election campaign.
Our experts rated the Coalition’s model as either very unsatisfactory or a fail. Most agreed Labor’s proposed model is much better, but said a lot more detail is needed.
The Pacific will remain a priority, no matter which party wins the election. But there could be subtle differences in tone and priorities.