Elections

Voter backlash

Saturday’s remarkable by-election result in the Sydney seat of Wentworth, which saw the heartland of Liberal territory fall to an independent after an almost 20%…

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Liberal rebuild

It is essential that all political parties engage in self analysis from time to time – to ascertain who they represent, what they stand for,…


Liberal lament

Mayo’s by-election has been run and won, with voters clearly demonstrating their will to reappoint Centre Alliance candidate Rebekha Sharkie as their representative in Canberra….


Speed cameras

The State Government’s new freeway speed camera next to the existing Leawood Gardens camera will specifically target trucks and buses and is being done to…


Positive step

The State Government’s commitment to exploring the viability of the GlobeLink freight bypass is a positive step that could have long-term benefits for SA’s economic…


Jobs creation

A shortcoming in Australia’s political system is that significant long-term projects are often ignored by political parties because the all important three-year electoral cycle takes…


Election win

The most interesting State election in memory ended on Saturday night with more of a whimper than a bang. Predicted days of vote counting and…


Just whose baby will it be?

Saturday’s State election has been one right out of the box. Even at this late stage the only certainty about the outcome appears to be…


Election deals

The complicated deals done between political parties over the allocation of voting preferences before elections is a part of the political process that is lost…


Liberal leaflets

It’s almost six months out from the State election and already the Liberal Party has taken up a war footing before any other candidates have…