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​Australia Reacts to Turnbull’s Election Victory: Thank Fuck That’s Over

Now is the time to stand back and ask ourselves the important question: Was that just the most boring election campaign of all time?
Anthony Jeannot
7.11.16
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The Liberal Party Just Got Its Own Snapchat Filter

Sorry Bill. The day before the federal election, Malcolm Turnbull has pulled an innovative trump card.
VICE Staff
7.1.16
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Meet the Artist Fighting Malcolm Turnbull's Moderate Persona With GIFs

"The message I wanted to send with these GIFs, in an admittedly irreverent and simplistic way, is that our government is brutalising people."
Maddison Connaughton
7.1.16
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If a Politician Had to Punch You in the Face, Who Would You Choose?

As the most boring election in the universe draws to a close, this was the only question our nullified brains could churn out.
Anne Johnston
7.1.16
politics in the wild

Politics in the Wild: Talking Strategy With Competitive Boardgamers

No one knows strategy—political or otherwise—like professional boardgamers. So we sent Maddison Connaughton to ask some amateur strategy experts who's playing to win this election: Malcolm or Bill?
VICE Staff
6.30.16
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Who is Australia's Bernie Sanders?

God, Australia's Left is bloody uninspiring this election. Where's our Bernie Sanders? Where's our folk hero?
VICE Staff
6.30.16
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After 67 Years as a Safe Liberal Seat, Higgins Might Go Green

Lee Zachariah visits one of Melbourne's richest divisions to understand why an openly gay footballer and Bob Katter's estranged gay brother are causing the Libs so much pain.
Lee Zachariah
6.28.16
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Election Breakdowns: Great Barrier Reef

In the final political explainer before the election, VICE's Wendy Syfret breaks down how the major parties plan to save the Barrier Reef from rising sea temperatures, sediment run off, and the good ship "jobs and growth."
VICE Staff
6.28.16
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Brexit Proves Baby Boomers Should Get Less of a Vote

Political scientist Heath Pickering argues for a voting system based on how long you'll have to live with the consequences of political decisions.
Heath Pickering
6.27.16
VICE Australia

VICE Australia's Election Podcast: Episode 3 Highlights

In our final episode, we examine what it's like to be a journalist held hostage by one of the longest election campaigns in Australian history, Penny Wong's comments on the plebiscite, and Scott Morrison's painful revelations of discrimination.
VICE Staff
6.27.16
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VICE Australia's Election Podcast: The Home Stretch

In our final episode before election day, we talk the media's role in politics, Penny Wong on the plebiscite, and #Scomophobia.
VICE Staff
6.24.16
politics in the wild

Politics in the Wild: Psychic Convention

Malcolm or Bill? The polls have the two major parties neck and neck, so VICE's Maddison Connaughton headed out to a psychic convention to get some predictions about this year's Australian federal election.
VICE Staff
6.22.16
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