July 1, 2016

What’s it all about?

By Michael Lucy
It’s a good time to step back and refresh your memory about the country’s politics

As we drag ourselves to the end of an epic 8-week election campaign, it can be difficult to remember what it’s all meant to be about. Policies have been announced and cancelled, candidates have been put up and disgraced, polling worms have turned and returned. Who are these people we’re meant to be voting for? Where did they come from? What do they stand for?

We have some more detailed questions below, along with some tentative answers.

What does Malcolm Turnbull believe in?

Can Bill Shorten actually win?

Who is Scott Morrison, really?

What kind of person is Chris Bowen?

Will Julie Bishop always be a deputy?

Is Tanya Plibersek more sense or sensibility?

Did you know Scott Ludlam is a DJ?

What’s the deal with Nick Xenophon?

And what’s big picture look like?

Michael Lucy

Michael Lucy is a writer based in Melbourne.

@MmichaelLlucy

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