Batman is a strong victory for Shorten, but he still has a selling job on tax move

Super Saturday had positive spin-offs for both federal leaders, but substantially more for Bill Shorten than Malcolm Turnbull.

South Australian ‘soft’ voters inclined to change their government but not impressed with the alternative

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Notwithstanding their own leanings there was a feeling among some soft voters that Labor might win “by default” because Xenophon would split the Liberal vote and “people will forget the crap”.

Barnaby Joyce fires broadside at Malcolm Turnbull, as Coalition crisis deepens

The plunge in relations between the two leaders following the revelation of Joyce’s affair with a former staffer is now threatening Coalition unity, with uncertainty about how the situation will play out.