Political parties

20 January 2017

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission announced this week that Catch the Fire Ministries has lost it charitable status.

28 December 2016

Electorally speaking, Cory Bernardi is on the wrong Coalition faultline, writes Peter Brent.

15 December 2016

Revisits Queensland's political history, arguing that the state has a long-standing tradition of accommodating ultra-conservative views within the political process.

7 December 2016

Declared donations and payments to Australian political parties are about to top $1 billion, a new analysis of data shows.

27 October 2016

This paper provides a narrative history of the major political parties’ attitudes to conscription during the First World War.

6 October 2016

Trust in political parties has never been lower, but we have more and more of them, to the point where voters need magnifying sheets to read ballot papers. What is the relationship between party...

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25 September 2016

How should we manage the risks that come along with political donations?

7 September 2016

The pernicious influence of money on politics is a problem of political donations more generally, not just from foreign donors, writes Yee-Fui Ng.

3 September 2016

Poll gives Labor a 51-49 two party lead, a one point gain for the Coalition since the November 2014 election.

28 July 2016

The report examines six highly controversial Queensland resource projects and highlights the strong connection of these companies to Queensland and federal political parties.