A Queensland Galaxy poll taken at the same time shows a healthier lead for Labor - but more polls are needed to determine any trends in voting ahead of the federal election.
The national broadcaster has had a tumultuous history, targeted by both major parties at various times. No matter who takes office after the 2019 election, the ABC can never rest easy.
While the Constitution was brought into play in the debate on this bill, it actually has little to say on the matter – and the government can still govern despite its passing.
Just as with Kevin07, formerly Coalition-friendly independents gave life-long centre-right voters a way to break ranks without feeling like they were being disloyal. Zali Steggall is doing the same.
Any good political spin doctor employs a range of overt and covert tactics to get their message across. Here are some of the most common ones.
While the latest Newspoll gave the Morrison govenrment a welcome boost, it will need to avoid the "February slump".
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion and Minister for Human Services and Digital Transformation, Michael Keenan, have announced they will leave politics at this year's election.
As the US shutdown continues, voters seem to be increasingly blaming the president for the impasse; meanwhile, a "no-deal" Brexit looms.
Spamming in texts or by robo-calls may seem perverse, but it's unlikely to disappear. Here are some things you can expect leading up to the May election, and why they're allowed.
With a federal election looming, we can expect a lot of tried and true tactics from our politicians as they desperately try to win our votes.
The final results post-election Victorian upper house are not a ringing endorsement for democracy - and provide a strong case for reform.
While the Liberals are losing out
politically because of their low female representation and inability to properly address the problem, on the crossbench the women are now standouts (and a majority).
The Victorian backbencher has announced she is quitting the party to join the crossbench, launching a scathing attack on the right wing of the Liberal Party in the process.