Everything we know about water buybacks, Barnaby Joyce and Angus Taylor

The election campaign has been diverted towards a controversy around water buybacks in the Murray-Darling.

How Malcolm Turnbull left Scott Morrison with egg on his face this Easter

Despite Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten agreeing on a campaign ceasefire over Easter, ex-PM Malcolm Turnbull lobs a few unexpected rotten eggs as a gift for Labor, writes Michelle Grattan.

Up yours! Will protest votes help minor parties win votes?

Brandishing a pencil as their weapon of choice, some voters will attempt to slaughter the hopes of the major parties by lodging an "up yours" on their voting ballot — but will the protest vote impact the election outcome?

What’s an Antony Green machine? Wonks’ Dictionary offers satirical guide to all things politics

Do you know your Nats from your Dorothy Dixers? How to spend your sitting days on a backbench? And what's an Antony Green? The "world's least helpful dictionary" may help you navigate an environment some argue has itself descended into caricature.

Alt-right’s secret plan to bolster Fraser Anning’s re-election hopes revealed

The highly provocative material includes stunts during the federal election campaign, such as performing in blackface and burning of the Quran, to attract global attention and help Senator Anning.