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Squiz’splains - Behind The Campaign Curtain

Your shortcut to more than the headlines. Squiz’splains will take you a bit deeper into a variety of news topics. Fact-filled and a bit of fun, we're your shortcut to being informed.


The Travelling Party

The leader’s ‘travelling party’ are the people who are with the leader to provide advice, get the announcements and politics right, wrangle the media, and make it all happen seamlessly(ish)…

24 April 2019


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Fronting The Media

Behind the campaign curtain – looking at the different ways our politicians make their announcements or address the press pack travelling with them.

22 April 2019


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The Program

In our look into the things that make a campaign happen, we turn our attention to ‘the program’ (or if it’s for an old fashioned leader, it’s probably called ‘the programme’…).

18 April 2019


Plane Food

We’ve told you all about how Coalition and Labor leaders jet around during the federal campaign. But what of the inflight menu?

18 April 2019


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Jetting About

Each day we give you a peek at how the campaign works. And when it comes to campaign travel, there are few things more important than access to the government-funded jets, or SPAs (special purpose aircraft for those in the know…)

17 April 2019


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The Advance Team

As we look behind the scenes towards the who/what/how of campaigning, it’s hard to go past the advancers who make it all happen.

16 April 2019