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Election 2016

Election 2016

All the stories on Independent Australia from the Federal election 2016 - the longest election campaign since 1984.

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Fairfax revenge: The Age attacks — and airs its political bias in Melbourne Ports

A dispute over the erection of campaign bunting and corflutes on the eve of a ...  
Millionaire Mal and the fortunes of the Liberal Party

David Tyler discusses the Coalition's continuing civil war between its own fa ...  
Cruel arithmetic and the future of Turnbull: Herbert holds the key

The Coalition under Malcolm Turnbull have gained a bare majority of 76 seats — ...  
Racism: Pauline Hanson is the symptom, not the problem

It's easy to vilify Pauline Hanson because she is a parochial wind bag but it ...  
Sexist Michael Kroger's put down of Cathy McGowan and Independents

In a repugnant and patronising radio interview Liberal boss Michael Kroger showed ...  
Five uneasy pieces on the mainstream media and the election

Dr David Stephens examines the role of the mainstream media in the federal elec ...  
Turnbull: The ballad of the small government and the big nothing

Jed Hutchinson discusses whether Malcolm Turnbull was the man to reverse the ...  
The Coalition, Hanson's resurrection and the rise of racism

Hanson's resurgence combined with a Coalition Government and a renewed racialised ...  
A weakened Coalition with Hanson's politics on the table

The resurgence of Pauline Hanson reflects disillusionment with mainstream politics ...  
James Ashby: Pauline Hanson's hand grenade

A hand grenade is about to enter the House and its name is James Ashby, writes ...  
A hung parliament and climate action: The pressing need for leadership

A bipartisan climate platform may be Turnbull’s last chance to make a mark on his ...  
Another hung parliament for Australia or was that just a warm-up vote?

Uncrumple those how-to-vote cards and wake up Antony Green, we’re going back to ...  
Is Nick Xenophon the car industry's X factor?

Australia's automotive industry can still be saved and Nick Xenophon might be the ...  
Election blame game

Peter Wicks discusses the political fallout following the Coalition's election ...  
Chocolates, bananas, ionising radiation and a nuclear waste dump

On the matter of ionising radiation and health, Noel Wauchope rebuts five ...  
Australians deliver reality check for major parties in cliffhanger election

John Passant discusses Australia's close election result and what is says about ...  
Is a Labor Government looking likely?

As Australia waits for an election result and many pundits continue to predict a ...  
Senator Sinodinos, don't forget ...

Constituent P. Miles emails Arthur Sinodinos to remind him to vote and then ...  

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