The Australian Electoral Commission has revealed that the best electoral roll in history has been achieved. Record numbers of Australians are now enrolled to vote with the rate hitting almost 97 percent. Worryingly, a poll by the Australian Institute shows that almost 50 percent of voters don’t understand how the Senate voting system works. People […]
Earlier this week it was revealed through a media release on Josh Frydenburg’s website that Labor and the Greens had signed a secret agreement to introduce a 40% inheritance tax. Bill Shorten confirmed this was “fake news”. The Australian Electoral Commission have launched an online advertising campaign dubbed “Stop and Consider” and urges voters to […]
Each week of the federal election campaign, Macquarie Media’s Political Editor, Michael Pachi, will assess the performance of the Labor and Liberal leaders. SCOTT MORRISON GRADE — B It was an energetic start to the Prime Minister’s election campaign and his experience showed. He has managed to effectively dominate the agenda from the moment he […]
The political fight over superannuation has intensified as the government seizes on Bill Shorten’s multi-billion dollar gaffe. The Labor leader has shifted his campaign to Western Australia and will target marginal Liberal seats. While Mr Shorten’s focus will continue to be on health policy, he’ll come under pressure to clarify his position on superannuation after […]
Tony Abbott may be struggling to hold onto his seat in Warringah, narrowly fending off indepentent, Zali Stegall, but he’s made it clear he’d be willing to take up the leadership again if it was offered. Crikey Political Reporter, Charlie Lewis, is on the ground in Warringah, he brings us the latest.