Organised, connected and efficient, older voters have campaigned hard for concessions from the government and won time and again. In the end, the election was not a referendum on wages, as Bill Shorten predicted. Nor was it the climate change election, as progressives hoped and science demanded. Instead, it became a generational contest between the aged and the rest.
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