Queensland's result reinforces the theory that pandemic conditions favour incumbents. It also deals a blow for One Nation and Clive Palmer.
Queenslanders head to the polls tomorrow. The Palaszczuk Labor government has vocally backed the resources industry – but our research suggests the issue will not decide the election result.
Newspoll showed most people approved of the Coalition's budget, with 42% saying it would be good for the economy and 49% saying Labor wouldn't have delivered a better alternative.
Labor's proposed childcare measure would result in thousands of dollars saved per year. And it will make it affordable for parents who want to work more while accessing childcare.
As Labor's Annastacia Palaszczuk and the LNP's Deb Frecklington vie for Queenslanders' votes, leadership, COVID and economic recovery are set to dominate debate.
When professional athletes refuse to play, they engage in activism that can't be co-opted by team owners and corporate sponsors.
The chief minister has described the BRI as a 'win-win' for Australia and China. But in the lead-up to this weekend's election, the major parties have been cautious about how they talk about China.
For many people, the standard weekend is Saturday and Sunday. That's not true for Muslims in some Islamic nations.
As parliament sits next week, 75-77 MPs will be permitted in the chamber at one time, as Australia experiences an especially political distance parliament.
Australia used to prioritise family migrants over skilled workers. But now, it takes up to 21 months for partner visas to be approved – and 30 years for parents.
There's a disconnect between how many low-wage workers are being described, and what they're experiencing on the ground.
As more and more Americans are laid off, employers have to consider the cost of letting their staff go.
If government and business collaborate with workers, a scholar of labor relations writes, current economic problems could get less severe, the recovery smoother and lasting prosperity more likely.
Sanders has cemented his status as front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination ahead of Super Tuesday, even with Michael Bloomberg's entrance to the race.
Simple maths reveals Labor's policy, if replicated by all other nations, would not avert dangerous global warming.
The internal chaos of the Nationals has continued into the second week of parliament. With the minor party of the Coalition deeply split, the future of the government is uncertain.
Hispanic Americans make up just 4.3% of executive positions. They are 17% of the labor force, the largest of any racial minority group.
There is an obvious point upon which the LNP, Labor and Greens might agree to move policy forward: the national 'cap and trade' emissions trading system proposed by John Howard in 2007.
The horror of the last weeks and months are a compressed version of the last 30 years in bushfire and climate politics.
Most women in the US give birth lying flat on their back, anesthetized. An obstetrician investigates why this is and whether this is always the best approach.