Australia

Labor seeks election loss answers

Labor's national executive has set up a wide-ranging review into what went wrong in the campaign leading up to the May 18 federal election.

FEDERAL LABOR CAMPAIGN REVIEW

Issues being examined by the Weatherill-Emerson review, due to report in October:

* Polling and election statistics

* Advertising

* Policies

* Campaign strategy and decision making

* Campaign organisation including the launch and day-by-day leader movements

* Multicultural vote

* Fundraising and campaign financing

* Preferences

* Selection of candidates

* Media, digital strategy and issues management

* Anti-Labor campaign methods

* Gender diversity and participation in the campaign

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