Team Tony’s positive mantra

Tony Abbott’s daughters took to the stage to open the launch of his election campaign with the promise that he will look after the country the way he has looked after them.

Rudd takes aim at Coalition cuts

Kevin Rudd’s tilt for re-election takes on a new slant as he focuses on the intended Coalition cuts in a primetime television advertising campaign.

Federal Government

What older Australians want

Two seniors advocacy groups have released their policy demands for the 47 per cent of Australians who will vote in September, those aged 50 and over.

The leaderless country*

Yesterday’s wash-up from the great debate and Mr. Abbott’s suppository gaffe seem to confirm we have hit rock bottom in Australian politics.

The great debate

Just one week after Kevin Rudd announced the 7 September date for the federal election, he has faced off with his political nemesis at the National Press Club.


Be happy Australia

Why do those outside Australia perceive us as ‘lucky’?

Kevin wants your money

Kevin Rudd sends emails seeking war chest for Election 2013

Political unity on republic

Is it time to sever ties with the British monarchy?

Aged care reforms in doubt

The Government’s aged care reforms could miss out on being legislated.

Budget cash stashed

One line in the Federal Budget ledger could signal a pre-election spending spree

Federal Budget

Budget measure: Improved dental health care

Is enough being done for dental health care in the upcoming budget?

Election 2013: Community Cabinet in Ringwood

Gillard Government ministers face the music at Community Cabinet

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