Australian election 2013

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Department tells parents dental scheme is ending – but legislation has not passed
Despite parliament not passing the bill needed to replace a $2.7bn child dental scheme, website says access will end on 1 July

Paul Karp

06, May, 2016 @6:55 AM

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Turnbull tiptoes through the wreckage of Abbott's broken pledges
There is no more appropriate place than South Australia for Malcolm Turnbull to be doing damage control

Max Opray

26, Apr, 2016 @8:15 PM

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Personal pushes aside policy in McGowan-Mirabella Indi election debate
That allegedly ‘aggressive’ incident at a nursing home and the bitter 2013 campaign just woudn’t go away as Liberal Sophie Mirabella faced Cathy McGowan, the independent MP who deposed her

Gay Alcorn

22, Apr, 2016 @12:10 AM

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Sophie Mirabella: Wangaratta hospital lost $10m when I was voted out
In debate with Indi MP Cathy McGowan, the former Liberal frontbencher says she had funding lined up until she lost her seat

Gay Alcorn

21, Apr, 2016 @11:21 PM

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Economic management is now Tony Abbott's weakest claim to re-election | Stephen Koukoulas
The Coalition has failed to deliver on its election pledges including a return to budget surplus, cutting government debt and having a pro-business strategy

Stephen Koukoulas

02, Sep, 2015 @7:09 AM

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2013 election review: voters should have to prove identity, says committee
Joint standing committee also calls for training and tighter rules for scrutineers in response to the loss of 1,370 Senate ballot papers in Western Australia in 2013

Shalailah Medhora

15, Apr, 2015 @7:37 AM

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Ten federal election candidates referred for prosecution for failing to lodge paperwork
List includes two from Katter’s Australian party, one from the Australian Sex party and a South Australian National

Nick Evershed

31, Oct, 2014 @1:27 AM

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Politicians position themselves for another Senate election in WA

Coalition says a fresh vote will be a referendum on Labor's carbon tax after AEC sends ballot dispute to high court

Katharine Murphy, deputy political editor

04, Nov, 2013 @8:19 AM

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Clive Palmer claims to have proof of Queensland government corruption

Mining magnate declares he has 'direct evidence' as he is officially declared winner of Fairfax recount

Bridie Jabour and agencies

01, Nov, 2013 @5:43 AM

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Clive Palmer claims Fairfax seat after winning recount by 53 votes

Australian Electoral Commission confirms result as mining magnate launches fresh attack on its integrity

Katharine Murphy, deputy political editor

31, Oct, 2013 @7:03 AM

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Chaser's bestiality skit not in breach of ABC editorial policy, review finds

ABC chief Mark Scott defends satirical sketch mocking a conservative critic but labels it 'tasteless and undergraduate'

Amanda Meade

04, Oct, 2013 @4:52 AM

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Greens to appeal decision not to recount WA votes for Senate

Electoral commission declines request for recount despite Palmer United's Zhenya Wang scooping seat by just 14 votes

Gabrielle Chan, political correspondent

03, Oct, 2013 @9:57 AM

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