So long and thanks for all the fish
By Cat Herding Cabal on November 2, 2013
Will Western Australians have to go back to the polls to sort out who their Senators will be?
By Anna Winter on June 13, 2013
When the first female prime minister of the country makes abortion an explicit topic for debate, surely we can take a moment to acknowledge what a big deal that is.
Posted in Feminism, Politics, Politics of the Election, Women | Tagged abortion, campaigning, conscience votes, elections, Federal Election 2013, freedom, health care, Julia Gillard, Tony Abbott, women for gillard | 108 Responses
By Anna Winter on March 18, 2013
A party’s brand, or narrative, isn’t something you can create out of nothing. The short term wins matter, but it matters how you win them, and whether it’s at the expense of the party’s ability to say “this is who we are, and what we believe”.
By Anna Winter on March 12, 2013
This weekend, WA Labor suffered an overwhelming defeat in the state election, despite starting their campaign with a popular, comprehensive major policy to fix Perth’s public transport system [link to pdf]. There will be months of soul-searching, blame-attributing and truth-avoiding […]
Posted in Elections, Politics, Politics of the Election | Tagged branding, campaigning, cost of living, elections, Federal Election 2013, Labor, mark mcgowan, metronet, narrative, perth waterfront, public transport, wa labor, wa state election | 21 Responses