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English Publication Date: Monday, May 27, 2019 Source: Australian Strategic Policy Institute
Elections are debates in quest of power. But Australia is poorly served by the lack of a formal debate structure during federal elections.
English Publication Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019 Source: WA Today
The organisers of the Perth election campaign debate between Prime Minister Scott Morrison and opposition leader Bill Shorten have denied claims they directed the questions audience members asked.
English Publication Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019 Source: ABC
The Prime Minister and Opposition Leader have gone head to head in the second televised debate of the election campaign — this time in Brisbane. The audience of around a hundred undecided voters gave the victory to Bill Shorten, but only just.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Source: Australia
They were discussing policy. They were engaging in rigorous exchanges about the future of our country and economy. And they were slumped awkwardly on tall Fantastic Furniture stools with tiny side tables next to them that were so short Bill almost...
English Publication Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019 Source: Australia
The gloves were off for Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten at last night’s Sky News People’s Forum - and we certainly weren’t in Perth anymore, where Monday’s dismal debate fizzled. We were in Brisbane: The land of Bundy Rum and Bindi Irwin. You don’t...
English Publication Date: Monday, February 19, 2018 Source: Daily Mail
The leaders of Tasmania's two major parties will lock horns in a debate ahead of a looming March 3 election.
English Publication Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Source: The Guardian
Three nights before the South Australian state election, three party leaders awkwardly shifted about on the stage of the Central Districts football club function room in Elizabeth.
English Publication Date: Sunday, February 11, 2018 Source: The Examiner
English Publication Date: Sunday, January 14, 2018 Source: ABC
Tasmania's Premier has been labelled a "fraidy cat" by the leader of the Greens after he refused to face her in a pre-election political debate.
English Publication Date: Monday, November 27, 2017 Source: The Australian
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has chosen to campaign in Bundaberg while her opponents battle it out in a leaders debate in Townsville. Liberal National Party leader Tim Nicholls, Queensland’s One Nation leader Steve Dickson and Robbie Katter, from...