Federal elections are largely fought on a macro level – taxation, the economy, national security, health and education funding.
Anna Patty Unions fear funding for victims of domestic violence and homelessness is at risk.
Nicole Hasham A collective yawn may have met the rallying cries of politicians over the past eight weeks, but Hashmat Najib can't get enough of the protracted election campaign.
Harold Mitchell With one day to go the media is at fever pitch speculating about the election.
Peter Martin, Mark Kenny Claims of a boost to living standards from the government's planned company tax cuts rest largely on a dramatic reduction in tax avoidance, a new analysis shows.
Cameron Atfield and Tony Moore The central Queensland coast has emerged as the state's key election battleground, as both major parties turn their attention to Rockhampton, Gladstone and Mackay.
David Wroe America's openly gay Ambassador John Berry has said Australia could conduct a same-sex marriage plebiscite campaign with "great respect" and in a way that unites the country on the issue.
Bianca Hall, Legal Affairs reporter The overwhelming majority of people Australia sent to Papua New Guinea are genuine refugees, new figures suggest.