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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Prime Ministers Avenue can't afford to keep up with quick succession of leadersa while." That ferocious pace has kept sculptor Peter Nicholson busy in recent
Prime Ministers Avenue can't afford to keep up with quick succession of leaders
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
a while." That ferocious pace has kept sculptor Peter Nicholson busy in recent years. In order to capture the likeness of Bob Hawke, Paul Keating, Malcolm Frasher, John Howard, Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard, Mr Nicholson met with the political... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Brumbies hope demanding travel schedule works against Highlandersto reduce crowd size, but the club has started a #knockoff4kickoff hashtag and
Brumbies hope demanding travel schedule works against Highlanders
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
to reduce crowd size, but the club has started a #knockoff4kickoff hashtag and chief minister Andrew Barr channelled Bob Hawke earlier this week by saying any boss who sacked a worker for leaving early to go to the Brumbies "is a bum". In... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Brumbies hope demanding travel schedule works against Highlandersto reduce crowd size, but the club has started a #knockoff4kickoff hashtag and
Brumbies hope demanding travel schedule works against Highlanders
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
to reduce crowd size, but the club has started a #knockoff4kickoff hashtag and chief minister Andrew Barr channelled Bob Hawke earlier this week by saying any boss who sacked a worker for leaving early to go to the Brumbies "is a bum". In... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Brumbies hope travel schedule hits Highlandersto reduce crowd size, but the club has started a #knockoff4kickoff hashtag and
Brumbies hope travel schedule hits Highlanders
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
to reduce crowd size, but the club has started a #knockoff4kickoff hashtag and chief minister Andrew Barr channelled Bob Hawke earlier this week by saying any boss who sacked a worker for leaving early to go to the Brumbies “is a bum”. In... Read more
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8d
News.com.au
Many factors point to short Turnbull termany case, the clock is already ticking for the Turnbull government, which won't
Many factors point to short Turnbull term
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
any case, the clock is already ticking for the Turnbull government, which won't be able to run the full three years. Bob Hawke went to the polls in March 1990 having won the last double dissolution election in July 1987. At the very latest,... Read more
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9d
Adelaide Now
Many factors point to short Turnbull termany case, the clock is already ticking for the Turnbull government, which won't
Many factors point to short Turnbull term
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
any case, the clock is already ticking for the Turnbull government, which won't be able to run the full three years. Bob Hawke went to the polls in March 1990 having won the last double dissolution election in July 1987. At the very latest,... Read more
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Herald Sun
Many factors point to short Turnbull termany case, the clock is already ticking for the Turnbull government, which won't
Many factors point to short Turnbull term
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
any case, the clock is already ticking for the Turnbull government, which won't be able to run the full three years. Bob Hawke went to the polls in March 1990 having won the last double dissolution election in July 1987. At the very latest,... Read more
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Weekly Times
Many factors point to short Turnbull termany case, the clock is already ticking for the Turnbull government, which won't
Many factors point to short Turnbull term
Weekly Times / Posted 9 days ago
any case, the clock is already ticking for the Turnbull government, which won't be able to run the full three years. Bob Hawke went to the polls in March 1990 having won the last double dissolution election in July 1987. At the very latest,... Read more
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9d
The Courier Mail
Many factors point to short Turnbull termany case, the clock is already ticking for the Turnbull government, which won't
Many factors point to short Turnbull term
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
any case, the clock is already ticking for the Turnbull government, which won't be able to run the full three years. Bob Hawke went to the polls in March 1990 having won the last double dissolution election in July 1987. At the very latest,... Read more
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9d
Business Standard India
Australia key to core of US' Asia-Pacific pivot, says Joe Bidenfuture," Biden told the audience which included three former Australian prime m
Australia key to core of US' Asia-Pacific pivot, says Joe Biden
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
future," Biden told the audience which included three former Australian prime ministers Tony Abbott, John Howard and Bob Hawke. "Here in the early years of what's truly going to be the Pacific century, it's critical America and Australia... Read more
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Herald Sun
Biden tries to calm fears about xenophobiafrom the crowd. "The better angels in America will prevail." Mr Biden paid tr
Biden tries to calm fears about xenophobia
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
from the crowd. "The better angels in America will prevail." Mr Biden paid tribute to the work of former prime ministers Bob Hawke, John Howard and Tony Abbott - who were all in the front row - for their work in making the Australia-US... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US Vice President Joe Biden says US is linchpin to peace and stability in Asia Pacificthan they have ever been, especially here in Australia." Three former prime mi
US Vice President Joe Biden says US is linchpin to peace and stability in Asia Pacific
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
than they have ever been, especially here in Australia." Three former prime ministers Tony Abbott, John Howard and Bob Hawke, were at the town hall address which was co-hosted by the United States Study Centre, the University of Sydney and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Tom Staniforth and Joe Powell live childhood Brumbies dream 12 years after watching from stands2000 fans through the gates as well as free parking until 4.30pm. ACT Chief Mi
Tom Staniforth and Joe Powell live childhood Brumbies dream 12 years after watching from stands
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
2000 fans through the gates as well as free parking until 4.30pm. ACT Chief Minister also channelled former Prime Minister Bob Hawke to say that bosses should let employees leave work early to make to the stadium in time for a 6pm... Read more
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11d
The North West Star
Super Rugby: Andrew Barr channels Bob Hawke ahead of Brumbies-Highlanders clashBrumbies' push to pack Canberra Stadium with quote from the past. Chief Minist
Super Rugby: Andrew Barr channels Bob Hawke ahead of Brumbies-Highlanders clash
The North West Star / Posted 11 days ago
Brumbies' push to pack Canberra Stadium with quote from the past. Chief Minister Andrew Barr has channelled his inner Bob Hawke, labelling any boss who sacks an employee for leaving work early to go to the ACT Brumbies' qualifying final on... Read more
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Canberra Times
Super Rugby: Andrew Barr channels Bob Hawke ahead of Brumbies-Highlanders clashChief Minister Andrew Barr has channelled his inner Bob Hawke, labelling any bo
Super Rugby: Andrew Barr channels Bob Hawke ahead of Brumbies-Highlanders clash
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
Chief Minister Andrew Barr has channelled his inner Bob Hawke, labelling any boss who sacks an employee for leaving work early to go to the ACT Brumbies' qualifying final on Friday "a bum". And Brumbies flanker Scott Fardy believes a big crowd could... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra's power couples - the cream of the cropCoca Cola. Mr Townsend, whose time as a Labor staffer included two years as a
Canberra's power couples - the cream of the crop
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
Coca Cola. Mr Townsend, whose time as a Labor staffer included two years as a senior private secretary to prime minister Bob Hawke, said most of the job involved advice rather than networking with political figures. "Contrary to general... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
39 times we spotted celebrities on the South CoastBingle at the Hippie Sticks incense shop in Bodalla. Mercury photographer Orla
39 times we spotted celebrities on the South Coast
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
Bingle at the Hippie Sticks incense shop in Bodalla. Mercury photographer Orlando Chiodo captured this iconic image of Bob Hawke and Blanche D'Alpuget at Sussex Inlet in 1994. Billy Connolly filmed scenes from his movie ‘The Man Who Sued God’... Read more
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Pilipino Star
The right man for the joband nonprofit international organization. It was proposed in 1998 by the forme
The right man for the job
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
and nonprofit international organization. It was proposed in 1998 by the former President of the Philippines, Bob Hawke, former Prime Minister of Australia, and Morihiro Hosokawa, former Prime Minister of Japan, and formally... Read more
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Canberra Times
The Canberra Times celebrates 90 years in 90 picturesPrime Minister Bob Hawke is struck by a cricket ball, shattering his glasses du
The Canberra Times celebrates 90 years in 90 pictures
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
Prime Minister Bob Hawke is struck by a cricket ball, shattering his glasses during a cricket match in 1984. Photo: Peter Wells The arrest of the Colin Winchester murder suspect, David Harold Eastman, at his Reid flat. Eastman, handcuffed, is... Read more
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Canberra Times
The Canberra Times has selected some notable front pages from 1926-2016Chelsea Gibson during her mother's memorial service. Published Friday, July 25,
The Canberra Times has selected some notable front pages from 1926-2016
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
Chelsea Gibson during her mother's memorial service. Published Friday, July 25, 2014. Photo: Canberra Times Prime Minister Bob Hawke is struck by a cricket ball, shattering his glasses during a match at Kingston oval. Published Monday, October 15,... Read more
15d
Brisbane Times
Few could disrupt like Keatingin the early '90s, saying that we had been through "a recession we had to have"
Few could disrupt like Keating
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 days ago
in the early '90s, saying that we had been through "a recession we had to have". And he earned the wrath of prime minister Bob Hawke when he said that we ran the risk of becoming a "banana republic". But he had the courage of his convictions. He... Read more
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WA Today
Few could disrupt like Keatingin the early '90s, saying that we had been through "a recession we had to have"
Few could disrupt like Keating
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
in the early '90s, saying that we had been through "a recession we had to have". And he earned the wrath of prime minister Bob Hawke when he said that we ran the risk of becoming a "banana republic". But he had the courage of his convictions. He... Read more
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The Age
Few could disrupt like Keatingin the early '90s, saying that we had been through "a recession we had to have"
Few could disrupt like Keating
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
in the early '90s, saying that we had been through "a recession we had to have". And he earned the wrath of prime minister Bob Hawke when he said that we ran the risk of becoming a "banana republic". But he had the courage of his convictions. He... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Few could disrupt like Keatingin the early '90s, saying that we had been through "a recession we had to have"
Few could disrupt like Keating
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
in the early '90s, saying that we had been through "a recession we had to have". And he earned the wrath of prime minister Bob Hawke when he said that we ran the risk of becoming a "banana republic". But he had the courage of his convictions. He... Read more
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Canberra Times
Few could disrupt like Keatingin the early '90s, saying that we had been through "a recession we had to have"
Few could disrupt like Keating
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
in the early '90s, saying that we had been through "a recession we had to have". And he earned the wrath of prime minister Bob Hawke when he said that we ran the risk of becoming a "banana republic". But he had the courage of his convictions. He... Read more
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16d
Daily Telegraph
New $200b high speed rail planregional links will be included in CLARA’s proposal. Fast rail plans have been
New $200b high speed rail plan
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
regional links will be included in CLARA’s proposal. Fast rail plans have been floated by every federal government since Bob Hawke was in power. Former prime minister John Howard considered a very fast train plan in 2000. He famously said he... Read more
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Perth Now
New $200b high speed rail planregional links will be included in CLARA’s proposal. Fast rail plans have been
New $200b high speed rail plan
Perth Now / Posted 16 days ago
regional links will be included in CLARA’s proposal. Fast rail plans have been floated by every federal government since Bob Hawke was in power. Former prime minister John Howard considered a very fast train plan in 2000. He famously said he... Read more
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News.com.au
Are we finally moving a step closer to high speed rail?regional links will be included in CLARA’s proposal. Fast rail plans have been
Are we finally moving a step closer to high speed rail?
News.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
regional links will be included in CLARA’s proposal. Fast rail plans have been floated by every federal government since Bob Hawke was in power. Former prime minister John Howard considered a very fast train plan in 2000. He famously said he... Read more
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17d
The Courier Mail
Former Hawke adviser leads banking reviewas a result of the rewards offered to staff and brokers for selling financial p
Former Hawke adviser leads banking review
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
as a result of the rewards offered to staff and brokers for selling financial products. A senior economic adviser to Bob Hawke, Mr Sedgwick will head a review the Australian Bankers' Association (ABA) says could look at scrapping or changing... Read more
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Perth Now
Former Hawke adviser leads banking reviewas a result of the rewards offered to staff and brokers for selling financial p
Former Hawke adviser leads banking review
Perth Now / Posted 17 days ago
as a result of the rewards offered to staff and brokers for selling financial products. A senior economic adviser to Bob Hawke, Mr Sedgwick will head a review the Australian Bankers' Association (ABA) says could look at scrapping or changing... Read more
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Daily Examiner
W is for ... Gai Waterhouseline of Cup Carnival entertainers.Caitlan Charles Prime ministers of the time
W is for ... Gai Waterhouse
Daily Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
line of Cup Carnival entertainers.Caitlan Charles Prime ministers of the time have also graced us with their presence in Bob Hawke and more recently Tony Abbott. And while you won't find a Birdcage or other celebrity-filled area at Grafton, you... Read more
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18d
Canberra Times
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulusdowngrade," said James McIntyre, head of economic research at Macquarie Bank Lt
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulus
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
downgrade," said James McIntyre, head of economic research at Macquarie Bank Ltd. "AAA ratings are now very scarce." Bob Hawke talks with Paul Keating at a reception in Bankstown in 987. Photo: Ray KennedyJust eleven The AAA score Australia... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulusdowngrade," said James McIntyre, head of economic research at Macquarie Bank Lt
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulus
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
downgrade," said James McIntyre, head of economic research at Macquarie Bank Ltd. "AAA ratings are now very scarce." Bob Hawke talks with Paul Keating at a reception in Bankstown in 987. Photo: Ray KennedyJust eleven The AAA score Australia... Read more
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WA Today
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulusdowngrade," said James McIntyre, head of economic research at Macquarie Bank Lt
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulus
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
downgrade," said James McIntyre, head of economic research at Macquarie Bank Ltd. "AAA ratings are now very scarce." Bob Hawke talks with Paul Keating at a reception in Bankstown in 987. Photo: Ray KennedyJust eleven The AAA score Australia... Read more
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The Age
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulusdowngrade," said James McIntyre, head of economic research at Macquarie Bank Lt
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulus
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
downgrade," said James McIntyre, head of economic research at Macquarie Bank Ltd. "AAA ratings are now very scarce." Bob Hawke talks with Paul Keating at a reception in Bankstown in 987. Photo: Ray KennedyJust eleven The AAA score Australia... Read more
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18d
Sydney Morning Herald
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimuluslarge infrastructure needs to provide for an expanding population, an obsession
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulus
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
large infrastructure needs to provide for an expanding population, an obsession over the rating is a misplaced concern. Bob Hawke talks with Paul Keating at a reception in Bankstown in 987. Photo: Ray Kennedy "In the current global macro... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the worldIn an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that toda
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the world
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
In an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that today's leaders are not up to the task. Bob Hawke: "I don't want to blow my own trumpet, the facts speak for themselves." Photo: Nic Walker The death of a former French... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the worldIn an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that toda
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the world
Kiama Independent / Posted 19 days ago
In an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that today's leaders are not up to the task. Bob Hawke: "I don't want to blow my own trumpet, the facts speak for themselves." Photo: Nic Walker The death of a former French... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the worldThe men who pushed the Madrid Protocol in 1989: former French PM Michel Rocard
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the world
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
The men who pushed the Madrid Protocol in 1989: former French PM Michel Rocard and Bob Hawke. Photo: Glenn Jacobson, AAD The death of a former French prime minister might easily pass unremarked upon in Australia but on Thursday afternoon, just hours... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the worldIn an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that toda
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the world
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 days ago
In an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that today's leaders are not up to the task. The death of a former French prime minister might easily pass unremarked upon in Australia but on Thursday afternoon, just hours... Read more
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The Border Mail
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the worldIn an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that toda
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the world
The Border Mail / Posted 21 days ago
In an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that today's leaders are not up to the task. The death of a former French prime minister might easily pass unremarked upon in Australia but on Thursday afternoon, just hours... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the worldIn an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that toda
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the world
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
In an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that today's leaders are not up to the task. The death of a former French prime minister might easily pass unremarked upon in Australia but on Thursday afternoon, just hours... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the worldIn an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that toda
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the world
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 days ago
In an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that today's leaders are not up to the task. The death of a former French prime minister might easily pass unremarked upon in Australia but on Thursday afternoon, just hours... Read more
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The Young Witness
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the worldIn an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that toda
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the world
The Young Witness / Posted 21 days ago
In an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that today's leaders are not up to the task. The death of a former French prime minister might easily pass unremarked upon in Australia but on Thursday afternoon, just hours... Read more
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Western Advocate
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the worldIn an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that toda
Bob Hawke: There is not one outstanding leader in the world
Western Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
In an era when even basic reform seems impossible, Bob Hawke suggests that today's leaders are not up to the task. The death of a former French prime minister might easily pass unremarked upon in Australia but on Thursday afternoon, just hours... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Turnbull, Shorten urged to 'drop spin', be more authenticboasting millions of views on digital platforms. Party figures point to the hu
Turnbull, Shorten urged to 'drop spin', be more authentic
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 days ago
boasting millions of views on digital platforms. Party figures point to the huge social media reach of videos featuring Bob Hawke calling for Medicare to be protected and Malcolm Turnbull talking about his upbringing as evidence they are... Read more
22d
Northern Star
Christopher Pyne calls it: "We have won the election"with some of the cross-benchers, for supply and confidence, so we will have a s
Christopher Pyne calls it: "We have won the election"
Northern Star / Posted 22 days ago
with some of the cross-benchers, for supply and confidence, so we will have a solid government, not unlike the victory of Bob Hawke in 1990, when of course he defeated Andrew Peacock. "So, we've won again. That's our sixth victory out of eight,... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Christopher Pyne calls it: "We have won the election"with some of the cross-benchers, for supply and confidence, so we will have a s
Christopher Pyne calls it: "We have won the election"
The Daily Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
with some of the cross-benchers, for supply and confidence, so we will have a solid government, not unlike the victory of Bob Hawke in 1990, when of course he defeated Andrew Peacock. "So, we've won again. That's our sixth victory out of eight,... Read more
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22d
Toowoomba Chronicle
Christopher Pyne calls it: "We have won the election"with some of the cross-benchers, for supply and confidence, so we will have a s
Christopher Pyne calls it: "We have won the election"
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
with some of the cross-benchers, for supply and confidence, so we will have a solid government, not unlike the victory of Bob Hawke in 1990, when of course he defeated Andrew Peacock. "So, we've won again. That's our sixth victory out of eight,... Read more
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22d
Queensland Times
Christopher Pyne calls it: "We have won the election"with some of the cross-benchers, for supply and confidence, so we will have a s
Christopher Pyne calls it: "We have won the election"
Queensland Times / Posted 22 days ago
with some of the cross-benchers, for supply and confidence, so we will have a solid government, not unlike the victory of Bob Hawke in 1990, when of course he defeated Andrew Peacock. "So, we've won again. That's our sixth victory out of eight,... Read more
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