Federal elections are largely fought on a macro level – taxation, the economy, national security, health and education funding.
Peter Martin Finally the campaining is over amnd the country will elect the next government today. But what, from a business point of view are the parties promising? This handy guide is here to help.
Neil McMahon Duncan Storrar, the man whose Q&A question defined the election campaign at its outset in May, has emerged to challenge the nation's leaders once more.
Neelima Choahan Time laid up with injury led a Melbourne teen to the mysterious world of magic.
Carolyn Webb All is no longer lost when you're burgled or robbed -- you can raise thousands of dollars on crowd funding sites.
Nino Bucci Victorian police will have faster and more detailed access to their intelligence than ever before under a multi-million dollar technology upgrade.
Nicole Hasham Conformism plagues both sides of politics, retiring Labor MP Laurie Ferguson says, and after 26 years in federal parliament he is looking forward to being "totally unemployed".
John SIlvester Here the mainstream remains magnificently apathetic despite the best efforts of the dog whistlers. But that could change in a heartbeat when there is a large-scale local terrorist attack.
Farrah Tomazin and Richard Willingham Labor faces big challenges from the Greens and Coalition in two of its traditional strongholds.
Marika Dobbin Three young Melbourne sisters have been missing since Tuesday, with police asking for public help to find them.