Nick Economou

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Aussie renters hold the key to low voter turn-out at federal election

In the weeks after the 2019 federal election, the Sydney Morning Herald reported that the turn-out of voters was the lowest since the introduction of compulsory voting in 1925. It …

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State by state, it’s still Malcolm Turnbull’s election to lose

Labor’s hopes for the 2016 election have been buoyed by indicators of a decline in popular support for the Coalition government and, to a lesser extent, for Turnbull himself.

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Budget will be crucial to Gillard’s future

Two tax reforms, carbon and mining, may prove to be the key to the rise and fall of the Labor Government’s popularity

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The Carbon Tax: Its the GST all over again

The conditions of which the GST was introduced are eerily similar to the intoduction of Carbon tax argues Nick Economou

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Seymour, Carrum and the fall of Labor in Victoria

Dr Nick Economou looks at the results from Saturday’s election

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Senate: It’s a jump to the left

The 2010 half-Senate election has seen a dramatic shift in the political balance in the Senate from the right to the left

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Finally a Government- but can it last?

Dr Nick Economou shifts through the entrails of the recent election and looks at the future prospects of a Gillard government

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Short term or long term?

Political analyst Dr Nick Economou evaluates the prospects for minority government

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The Coalition campaign is coming off the rails

Embracing John Howard has signalled Tony Abbott’s return to the past for help, says Dr Nick Economou

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The Coalition campaign is coming off the rails

Embracing John Howard has signalled a return to the ‘past’ for help by Liberal leader Tony Abbott, according to Nick Economou.