A record number of Australians have are enrolled to vote in the federal election, with 4 million votes expected to be cast before polling day.
The tax policies announced so far by the federal Labor Party are projected to raise billions of dollars. But what will Bill Shorten spend the money on?
The Coalition begins the federal election campaign seeking to hammer Labor over tax projections that it says will total $387 billion over the decade, but Bill Shorten is sticking to a simple response.
The federal election appears set to be anything but a typical poll, as trust in democracy plummets and faith in politicians fades.
Living costs, health services and climate change are key concerns at the coming election, along with one other factor that wasn't on voters' radars a decade ago.
The party that brought Australia the vision of the National Broadband Network concedes "there are realities that cannot be undone" even if it wins the federal election.
Queensland MPs are desperate for the Federal Government to approve the Adani mine. This is what's still outstanding.
The Forbes rich lister and former MP, who appears to be plotting a return to federal politics, still owes taxpayers for overspending on his entitlements.
As the Antarctic Treaty Turns 60, keeping watch on the icy continent is becoming more difficult. So, what is China doing down there? Truth is, we don't know for sure.
It's tipped that hundreds of independents will contest the next election. Here's why almost all will lose.