Supporters on both sides of politics are at odds with their parties on some key issues including the environment, asylum-seekers and counter-terrorism legislation, Fairfax Media's YourVote compass has revealed.
Amy Remeikis Queensland's abortion debate heating up in back rooms of parliament.
David Wroe, Matthew Knott and Heath Aston The "fragile" global economic recovery has taken a hit from the shock Brexit result, Malcolm Turnbull has said, even as he sought to reassure Australians that a re-elected Coalition can weather gathering waves of instability.
Peter Martin Australian top economic forecasters expect living standards to fall in the year ahead as economic growth weakens and the budget deficit blows out.
Peter Martin Dealing with climate change will be as important a challenge for the next Australian government as dealing with the deficit according to the BusinessDay Economic Survey.
David Wroe, Matthew Knott The "fragile" global economic recovery has taken a major hit from the shock Brexit result, Malcolm Turnbull has said, even as he sought to reassure Australians that a re-elected Coalition can weather gathering waves of instability.
Adam Morton Arguably the most visible election posters in Hobart are for a woman who - according to conventional wisdom - has no chance of winning. But does she?
Royce Millar Brian Hood is walking proof that Australia's whistleblower laws need revamping.
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David Wroe Defence and foreign affairs experts have reacted with dismay to the shock Brexit vote, warning it will lead to a more fragmented West and make the world a less secure place.
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Federal assistant defence minister Michael McCormack visits the Manning.