If the 2018 election, which produced the so-called Danslide, was a disaster for the Liberals, this election amounts to a catastrophe.
With 12 days to go until the Victorian state election, the Labor government appears headed for re-election.
Four weeks out from the Victorian state election, Labor still looks likely to retain government, although with a swing against it.
Researchers created an artificial society inside a computer to model what would happen to virus transmission under different policies. It helped inform Victoria’s exit strategy.
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Even though cases haven’t dropped off yet, mandatory masks have probably helped to prevent cases continuing to spiral upwards - which is a real risk with this virus.
Social media plays an increasingly important role for politicians in getting their election messages out.
The politicians who are best at getting their messages across to voters will be those who can skilfully mix old and new media.
With just eight MPs to back her campaign for government, Queensland ALP leader Annastacia Palaszczuk relied heavily on local community organising and decision-making.
The “new politics” of 21st-century Australia is much clearer after the extraordinary result in the Queensland election on January 31. Australia’s new politics consists of three elements that they will…