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Plots and prayers : Malcolm Turnbull's demise and Scott Morrison's ascension

Author: Savva, Niki
Type: Book - XX(1742644.3)
Year: 2019
In an enthralling sequel to her bestselling The Road to Ruin, Niki Savva reveals the inside story of a bungled coup that overthrew the Liberal prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, and installed a...
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The prosperity gospel : how Scott Morrison won and Bill Shorten lost

Author: Jensen, Erik
Type: Book - XX(1741776.2)
Year: 2019
What went wrong for Labor and how did Scott Morrison achieve his remarkable victory? In this dazzling report from the campaign trail, Erik Jensen homes in on the insecurities that drive Bill Shorten...
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From secret ballot to democracy sausage : how Australia got compulsory voting

Author: Brett, Judith, 1949-
Type: Book - 324.994 BRET
Year: 2019
It's compulsory to vote in Australia. We are one of a handful of countries in the world that enforce this rule at election time, and the only English-speaking country that makes its citizens vote....
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Elections matter : ten Federal elections that shaped Australia

Type: Book - 324.994 ELEC
Year: 2018
In a world of fake news and populist politics, elections can seem like theatre. With growing rates of informal votes and a perceived narrowing of differences between the major parties, do Australian...
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2028 : and Australia has gone to hell in a handbasket

Author: Saunders, Ken
Type: Book - SAUN HUMOUR
Year: 2018
2028. Prime Minister Fitzwilliams' instincts tell him it's time to call a snap election. His cabinet team is adequate (just), the howling protests of the doctors after the GP changes has...
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The ascent to power, 1996 : the Howard government. Volume I

Type: Book - 320.994 ASCE
Year: 2017
The Ascent to Power, 1996 takes a critical look at the Howard Government's rise to power; its policies and priorities, successes and shortcomings in what Paul Kelly calls the `foundational...
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What a time to be alive : that and other lies of the 2016 campaign

Author: Di Stefano, Mark
Type: Book - 324.994 DIST
Year: 2016
What a Time to be Alive: That and other lies in the 2016 campaign is the ugly and un-sanitised diary behind the curtain of the double dissolution election campaign. A poll fought between two wildly...
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The magnificent life of Miss May Holman : Australia's first female Labor parliamentarian

Author: Hopkins, Lekkie
Type: Book - B 324.2941 HOLM
Year: 2016
Throughout the 1930s May Holman was a household name and an inspiration to the women of her generation. She made history in 1925 when, at age thirty-one, she became Australia s first female Labor...
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The extreme centre : a warning

Author: Ali, Tariq
Type: Book - 320.9182 ALI
Year: 2015
What is to be done in the twilight of democracy? What is the point of elections? The result is always the same: a victory for the Extreme Centre. Since 1989, politics has become a contest to see who...
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Queensland : everything you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask

Author: Bahnisch, Mark
Type: Book - 324.0994 BAHN
Year: 2015
Everyone has heard the cliches about Queensland politics: Queensland is 'different'. It's the 'Deep North'. Its state elections exemplify Pineapple Party Time. But what if those...
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The professionals : strategy, money and the rise of the political campaigner in Australia

Author: Mills, Stephen, 1954-
Type: Book - 324.7 MILL
Year: 2014
Stephen Mills has conducted on-the-record interviews with every living national campaign director of the two major political parties. Their experience covers the 15 federal election campaigns from...
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A little election

Author: Katz, Danny.
Type: Book - PIC
Year: 2013
One day at lunchtime, Rory decides to become the Prime Minister because then he can do anything he wants. Before you know it, the whole class is having an election. But can you become the Prime...
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