Federal election

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Leaving aside leadership questions, there is no doubt the cost of living will be the key issue in the federal election, writes Frank Zumbo.

The United Kingdom seems light years ahead of Australia in the politics of climate change. How can we have fallen so far behind, asks UNSW law academic Sarah Waddell.

A key legal event of the 2007 federal election campaign, a debate between Attorney-General Philip Ruddock MP and Shadow Attorney-General Senator Joe Ludwig, will be held on Tuesday 6 November.