It’s easy to forget that just over a week ago Treasurer Scott Morrison handed down his first budget. Not long after, the Prime Minister fired the starters’ gun on the July election, so there wasn’t much time to check in detail what the budget offered Australian women or whether it treated you fairly.
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Labor and the Coalition have been flouting political conventions as we move towards the election. From outlining policies early to calling a very long campaign period, time will tell if their tactics have been clever or catastrophic.
Behind the scenes, politicians’ minders will be working overtime during the election to win you over.
Jobs and growth is a catchy mantra, but is not enough for election triumph.
In matching or co-opting some of Labor's initiatives in the budget, the Government will hope to neutralise the Opposition's attack and clear the battlefield of all but the key points of differentiation before the election.
The party that proves the best at juggling economic prowess with fairness will enjoy almost certain electoral victory.
The latest developments in the union corruption and corporate malfeasance bunfights have cast a shadow over the legitimacy of Malcolm Turnbull’s rush to a double dissolution.
The key election issue will not be union governance, despite what the PM is saying. For The New Daily.Filed under: Politics Tagged: ABCC, double dissolution, economic management, election, Labor, Liberal, Senate, The New Daily, unions
Forgoing the double dissolution might sound unpalatable, but some of the increasingly possible alternatives - a hung parliament, no mandate, or even an election loss - are palpably less attractive.
Malcolm Turnbull is trying to hurt Labor by recasting health and education spending as a measure of good economic management. It’s a strategy that could work (or fail) spectacularly.