Among the more arresting figures are that Clive Palmer spent more than the Labor Party on the 2022 election, and for the first time since 2010, the party that had the biggest wallet didn’t win.
2022 has been a transformational year in Australian politics, with three significant elections and a distinct erosion of support for the two major parties, and particularly the Liberals.
In this podcast Michelle and Amanda Dunn review the year and discuss what's coming up in 2023
The 2022 federal election success of the teals and other community independents has been captured in three new books. How and why did they become a political force – and what might the future hold?
Australia has a long history of imaginative, even transformative, electoral politics – and a new book argues the 2022 federal election shows that spirit is still alive and well.
Oppositions have two key jobs: to hold the government to account and prepare to take office themselves. At the moment, Liberal oppositions are failing on both counts.
The latest Newspoll show Albanese’s net approval ratings are the highest for a prime minister since early in Malcolm Turnbull’s tenure.
We don’t yet know if Anthony Albanese’s pledge to do politics differently will hold. But the media will do a great disservice to Australians if they remain wedded to their old ways.
Preference flows from the 2022 federal election show changes to the flow to the ALP across the board.
The Coalition government had hoped that news of the boat would support its claim a Labor government would encourage the people smuggler trade, which would in turn sway some voters at the last moment.
Census and election data show the shift in demographics of the major parties’ voting bases.
This is an important win for the Albanese government, as it means it can pass legislation with the agreement of the Greens and one other.
With Senate results close to being finalised across the country, Labor will need the support of the Greens and one or two other senators to get legislation through the upper house.
There’s a good reason why first-term governments are re-elected – but Labor’s victory last month may not fit the mould.
Senate numbers are close to being finalised in other states, too.
While none of the major polls were entirely accurate, Resolve was closest to the mark; meanwhile, seat polls continue to be highly inaccurate.
One of the biggest barriers to gender equality the Liberals face is an entrenched belief the economic market is gender-blind and can be relied on to improve equality.
At the 2022 election, the trajectories of change differed from each other along almost every conceivable parameter that was not old white male.
With just three more seats to be finalised in the House of Representatives, Labor will be hoping to pick up at least one of those to obtain a majority. Meanwhile, the Senate is looking promising too.
News Corp has its path on relentless right-wing championing, and it’s unlikely to change its ways now.