Metamorphosis

The Coalition plays a long game and rarely diverts from established policy. As long as the Gillard government faces internal division Opposition Leader Abbott’s chances of electoral success appear to increase. By May his banner is flying high and the period of voter doubt has seemingly been dispelled although, when prime ministerial change interrupts the predicted flow of events, he wisely starts to consider two options: one is winning the election and the other is losing.

The evolution of Tony Abbott

Rocco Fazzari, The Sydney Morning Herald,

Just say no

Alan Moir, The Sydney Morning Herald,

The rabbit and the harebrained

Cathy Wilcox, The Sydney Morning Herald,

Fibre to the nodes

David Rowe, The Australian Financial Review,

Stop the billboards

Jason Chatfield, Syndicated,

Bipartisanship (sort of)

Cathy Wilcox, The Sydney Morning Herald,

Too much Tom

Paul Zanetti, Syndicated,

Hockey

Bruce Petty, The Age,

It's kicking, Joe!

Jon Kudelka, The Australian,

Plan B

David Rowe, The Australian Financial Review,