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  1. The Caretaker Election of 2010: ‘Julia 10’ versus ‘Tony 10’ and the onset of minority government (PDF, 101KB)Marian Simms and John Wanna

Part 1. Leaders, Ideologies and the Campaign

  1. Diary of an Election (PDF, 192KB)Marian Simms
  2. Bad Governments Lose: Surely there is no mystery there (PDF, 129KB)Rodney Cavalier
  3. The Ideological Contest (PDF, 119KB)Carol Johnson

Part 2. The Media and the Polls

  1. The New Media and the Campaign (PDF, 580KB)  - Peter John Chen
  2. To the Second Decimal Point: How the polls vied to predict the national vote, monitor the marginals and second-guess the Senate (PDF, 192KB)Murray Goot
  3. Debates, Town-Hall Meetings and Media Interviews (PDF, 111KB)Geoffrey Craig
  4. May the Less Threatening Leader of the Opposition Win: The cartoonists’ view of election 2010 (PDF, 7.3MB)Haydon Manning and Robert Phiddian

Part 3. The Parties’ Perspectives

  1. The 2010 Federal Election: The Liberal Party (PDF, 91KB)Brian Loughnane
  2. The Australian Labor Party (PDF, 117KB)Elias Hallaj
  3. The Greens (PDF, 201KB)Andrew Bartlett

Part 4. The States and Regions

  1. New South Wales (PDF, 107KB)Elaine Thompson and Geoff Robinson
  2. Victoria (PDF, 103KB)Nick Economou
  3. South Australia (PDF, 122KB)Dean Jaensch
  4. The Northern Territory (PDF, 94KB)Dean Jaensch
  5. Tasmania (PDF, 129KB)Tony McCall
  6. The Australian Capital Territory (PDF, 124KB)Malcolm Mackerras
  7. Queensland (PDF, 318KB)Ian Ward
  8. Western Australia at the Polls: A case of resurgent regionalism (PDF, 102KB)Narelle Miragliotta and Campbell Sharman
  9. Rural and Regional Australia: The ultimate winners? (PDF, 111KB)Jennifer Curtin and Dennis Woodward

Part 5. Policies and Issues

  1. Managing Gender: The 2010 federal election (PDF, 403KB)Marian Sawer
  2. Immigration Issues in the 2010 Federal Election (PDF, 159KB)James Jupp
  3. The Influence of Unions and Business in the 2010 Federal Election: Claims of ‘slash and burn’ and ‘still no response and no answers’ (PDF, 147KB)John Wanna
  4. Environmental Issues and the 2010 Campaign (PDF, 115KB)Geordan Graetz and Haydon Manning
  5. Religion and the 2010 Election: Elephants in the room (PDF, 105KB)John Warhurst

Part 6. Election Results

  1. The Results and the Pendulum (PDF, 265KB)Malcolm Mackerras
  2. Electoral Behaviour in the 2010 Australian Federal Election (PDF, 181KB)Clive Bean and Ian McAllister
  3. Seventeen Days to Power: Making a minority government (PDF, 125KB)Brian Costar