Election explainer: what does it mean that we’re having a double-dissolution election?

Malcolm Turnbull has made the journey to Government House at Yarralumla to ask the governor-general to dissolve both houses of parliament and hold a double-dissolution election. So, what is a double-dissolution election? How does it differ from an ordinary election? And why the rush after the budget?

In an article published on The Conversation, Adam Webster answer these questions.

Click here to read Adam’s article.

Dr Adam Webster is a lecturer in Public Law at the Adelaide Law School

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