Tallyroom Podcast – the first week of the Australian Federal election

This week I joined Ben Raue and Paddy Manning on the Tallyroom Podcast to talk about the latest Australian federal election polls, seats where independents are challenging the Coalition, and the conclusion of the NSW upper house count. You can listen to us here.


In the news

I've conducted a couple of interviews lately that I haven't posted here. Last night, the ABC launched Vote Compass for the 2019 Australian federal election. I spoke with Ashleigh Raper about how this is a tool that can be used by voters to find out where their issue preferences sit in relation to the policy …

One story. Two interpretations.

It always amazes me how two people can see the same event, but have completely different interpretations. This brings me to today's observation: coverage of the Liberal Party leadership. According to The Age, speculation over the leadership is "at fever pitch". However, according to The Australian,* "public momentum for a leadership challenge to Tony ­Abbott is losing …