Attorney-General Christian Porter's claim on Labor's support of gun law reforms received a mixed verdict from RMIT ABC Fact Check.
Scott Morrison will damage relations with China and risk an electoral backlash if he inks a preference swap deal with controversial businessman Clive Palmer, former WA Liberal premier Colin Barnett says.
Now that we've seen the candidates list, it's clear quotas and targets won't be enough to get us to equal female representation this time.
The world's largest uranium producer, Canada's Cameco, wants to develop the mine potentially leading to the clearing of 2,500 hectares of native vegetation, causing environmentalists and traditional owners deep concern.
Targeting health is seen as a vote winner in elections and there's been no shortage of announcements this election campaign. So far, most of the promises are designed to make it cheaper for you to see a doctor or specialist.
The Liberal Party strikes a deal to exchange preferences with Clive Palmer, which will see the United Australia Party placed second, or above Labor, on its how-to-vote cards in Lower and Upper House seats.
A phone app used to mobilise voters to support Donald Trump, the Brexit movement in the UK, the anti-abortion campaign in Ireland and the National Rifle Association in the United States is deployed in Australia's federal election campaign.
Queensland is the only state home to an officially merged Liberal National Party and the conservative arm is taking the chance to grab the wheel during this federal election.
Rod Culleton's nomination for the upcoming federal election is referred to police over claims he made a false bankruptcy declaration, but it won't be enough to keep his name off the ballot form.