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Federal Election 2016

New Government? Not yet!

After eight long weeks of election campaigning, we must wait another few days at least to find out who will lead the country for the next three years (or until that party has a leadership spill).

Federal Election 2016

Senate voting rules: how to vote

Australians will head to the polls tomorrow for Election 2016 – at last! We’ve all voted numerous times before but, as many of you may be aware, Senate voting rules have changed, so here’s how to make your vote count.

Federal Election 2016

What will your vote cost you?

RateCity.com.au has developed a first-of-its-kind financial calculator that helps voters understand how some of the key election issues may hit their hip pocket.

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Labor’s super plan still unclear

Labor is being accused of keeping voters in the dark about its plans for super, after it refused to rule out one controversial measure and claims it will seek further help with its super policies.

Federal Election 2016

Election 2016 – do you care?

Last week we reported on the Election 2016 policies of the two major parties, that focus on retirees. We asked you to respond with your thoughts on these policies – which you supported, which you didn’t and why. So read on for a sneak preview of how retirees will vote in Election 2016.

Federal Election 2016

Healthcare trumps economy

While Malcolm Turnbull focuses on ‘Jobs and Growth’, he’s missing the mark with older voters, with 52 per cent claiming health is the issue that will decide who gets their vote in Election 2016.

Federal Election 2016

Older voters hold Election power

Who will decide the outcome of the Federal Election? According to the Australian Electoral Commission, older Australians will make up the largest proportion of voters. But does this mean anything?

Federal Election 2016

Over 65s distrustful of politics

A national poll has revealed that older Australians are dissatisfied with the state of Australian politics, but even though they distrust politicians, they still have faith in democracy.

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Malcolm Turnbull’s poll victory

The latest Fairfax-Ipsos poll suggest Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is the most popular new prime minister of the past two decades.

Federal Government

Make your vote count

If you’ve always looked at what goes on below the line on the Senate ballot paper but never been sure what to do, then there’s a website which has simplified the process.

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Are you enrolled to vote?

Now is the time to check if your electoral information is up to date.

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