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2010 election

Suspend the race and look at the track

It’s time that journalism spent more time informing the public about the country’s key issues, and less time trying to interpret polls and second-guess election outcomes, says Saul Wakerman.

Tackling the real issues

Lawrie Zion wants the election postponed for a week, so we can instead vote for another debate about debates.

Battle of the bridesmaids

While the political spotlight’s been shining on the Prime Ministerial contest, Lawrie Zion has moved forward to consider who might lead the Opposition after the upcoming election.

Suspend the race and look at the track

It’s time that journalism spent more time informing the public about the country’s key issues, and less time trying to interpret polls and second-guess election outcomes, says Saul Wakerman.

Tackling the real issues

Lawrie Zion wants the election postponed for a week, so we can instead vote for another debate about debates.

Battle of the bridesmaids

While the political spotlight’s been shining on the Prime Ministerial contest, Lawrie Zion has moved forward to consider who might lead the Opposition after the upcoming election.

more from 2010 election

Citizens’ agenda – what should the pollies be talking about?

American journalism academic Jay Rosen suggests Australian journalists use the citizens’ agenda to guide their coverage. With this in mind we’re asking: what do you wish candidates were discussing in the lead up to the election?

Suspend the race and look at the track

It’s time that journalism spent more time informing the public about the country’s key issues, and less time trying to interpret polls and second-guess election outcomes, says Saul Wakerman.

Tackling the real issues

Lawrie Zion wants the election postponed for a week, so we can instead vote for another debate about debates.

Battle of the bridesmaids

While the political spotlight’s been shining on the Prime Ministerial contest, Lawrie Zion has moved forward to consider who might lead the Opposition after the upcoming election.

Abbott to freeze government recruitment

Finishing university can be an exciting time but with a proposed government hiring freeze by Tony Abbott, Ryan Jon discusses how students voting Liberal could be voting themselves out of future employment opportunities.

On your bike Tony

Lawrie Zion has some novel proposals for politicians contesting the upcoming election. But is pedal power enough for Tony Abbott to fend off an equine challenge?