Federal Election 2019: Good reads

1 May 2019

Fancy a good read? You can count on our ANU experts for analysis of campaign issues as they emerge.


Making waves in the federal election

In the wake of the 'Watergate' scandal, the Coalition, Labor Party, and Greens have all proposed their own solutions to Australia's water woes, Quentin Grafton writes.


More than a cash cow?

Amidst a lack of discussion around higher education policy, the Australian Greens' proposal to make undergraduate studies free, though unlikely to be passed, might be the key to sparking greater interest, Margaret Thornton writes. 


Policy matters more than targets

Australia's election campaign should be focused on the policies needed to tackle climate change, not the size of emissions targets, Warwick McKibbin writes.


Activist groups could decide election

One of Australia's leading political campaigning experts has highlighted the increasing spending power and reach of activist groups in Australian elections.


Game of narratives

What should Australia expect from the election campaign? Andrew Hughes sets the scene.