The Pivot of Power
Australian Prime Ministers and Political Leadership, 1949–2016
Professor James Walter asks why after decades of national leadership, the office of prime minister has rarely seemed quite so confounding.
Five Million Tweets
Politics and social media
On the front page of the Australian Prime Ministers site we chart the last 100 days’ activity on Twitter, tracking public tweets which mention current and recent prime ministers as well as popular hashtags. We harvest around 40 000 tweets every day.
All roads lead to some electorates
See how a range of factors converge to draw prime ministers to particular electorates and send us your electorate story.
I had to come to see for myself
Prime ministers, natural disaster and the people
Experiencing sudden natural disaster is part of the Australian way of life. Bushfires, cyclones, floods and even less common events, such as landslides, become part of our individual and shared histories.