• Can you tell the difference between what our politicians' statements and policies? (AAP)
Can you tell the difference between our politicians' statements and policies? Take the quiz to find out.
Jason Thomas, Madeleine King

17 Jun 2016 - 3:58 PM  UPDATED 30 Nov 2016 - 3:12 PM

There can be a striking similarity in the things our politicians say and the policies they advocate, despite party allegiances.

It can be difficult to distinguish their differences, whether due to a flurry of bipartisanship or an about-face in policy, particularly for the country's freshest voters: new Australian citizens.  

This week Insight is look at how they've waded through the confusing realm of Australian politics to come up with innovative ideas on the country's elected representatives and their policies. 

What experiences and perspectives will influence the decision? How will they be using their first vote?

Before the show, step into their shoes and test yourself to tell the difference between those vying for a place in Canberra this year. 


In the lead up to the 2016 election, Insight looks at what can Australia’s newest citizens tell us about our politics. What will they be doing with their first votes? | Catch up online now: