With a nod to Henry Lawson's popular tale of the same name, the Loaded Dog is a forum for The Sun-Herald readers to debate an explosive subject each week.
Now that the federal election has been called, what do Julia Gillard or Tony Abbott have to do to win your vote? What is the most important national issue in your household?
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