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2015/07/01 04:10
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This list is adapted from Crikey’s 2002, 2005 and 2009 lists on this subject, with more recent updates included. We have, however, limited this list to elected politicians (not staffers or political...
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2015/06/30 10:05
2015/06/30 10:05
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JOE Hockey today is firmly in place as Treasurer after a court awarded him $200,000 in damages for defamatory claims made by Fairfax Media publications. A loss would have amplified criticism of him...
2015/06/28 21:24
2015/06/28 21:24
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Mafia in Australia - Drugs, Murder and Politics John Howard moves with practised ease towards the donors' table, shaking hands and mouthing pleasantries. He has no idea of the identity of the man who...
2015/06/23 02:43
2015/06/23 02:43
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When the Liberal party went into meltdown in early February 2015, I was in Africa. On the day of the vote on the leadership spill, I was in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, a truly fascinating nation....
2015/06/19 15:45
2015/06/19 15:45
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Call them "diplo-mates". The Abbott government has dispatched three former Liberal politicians to key ambassadorial jobs overseas, already equalling in 20 months the number of Labor politicians posted...
2015/06/15 13:46
2015/06/15 13:46
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I’M delighted to be filling a page often occupied by former Howard government treasurer Peter Costello. Mind you, I’m no fan of his. I first met him when he came to Sydney in the late 1970s or early...
2015/06/15 01:05
2015/06/15 01:05
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott is facing growing pressure to reveal whether or not people smugglers were paid to turn back an asylum seeker boat. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton refused to comment on...
2015/06/13 11:34
2015/06/13 11:34
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POLITICIANS are bagged all the time for speaking in meaningless cliches and impenetrable riddles. After the week he has just had, Joe Hockey might abandon everyday English and revert to type, as...
2015/06/12 16:19
2015/06/12 16:19
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Australian attitudes to housing have shifted in recent decades. First home buyers have been a recurring challenge in Australian politics. They were singled out for assistance in Paul Keating's first...
2015/06/12 03:35
2015/06/12 03:35
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One Labor MP today tried to dismiss the reheating of Labor’s Rudd-Gillard-Rudd years as mere nostalgia — like regretting the hairdos in the early episodes of Neighbours. But forget the headline acts...
2015/06/12 03:35
2015/06/12 03:35
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AS AUSTRALIANS prepare themselves for the return of Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd to our TV screens tonight in the ABC’s Killing Season, former treasurer Peter Costello has unloaded on the claims that...
2015/06/12 03:31
2015/06/12 03:31
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DROUGHT-stricken graziers have extended a desperate plea to the Australian Defence Force to access north Queensland’s High Range training facilities in a bid to save their starving livestock. With...
2015/06/12 02:24
2015/06/12 02:24
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Tough assessment of the government's economic management: The RBA's Glenn Stevens (left) and Philip Lowe. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen / Fairfax They're a vindictive lot, the Abbott regime, as...
2015/06/10 00:50
2015/06/10 00:50
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The average investor should die with a large chunk of their super intact. Photo: Tanya Lake In 2007, the former coalition government changed the taper rate for the age pension assets test. The...
2015/06/09 09:05
2015/06/09 09:05
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Peter Costello has hit out at the “fallacy” that Labor saved Australia from the GFC. AS AUSTRALIANS prepare themselves for the return of Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd to our TV screens tonight in the...
2015/06/08 22:16
2015/06/08 22:16
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THEY call it The Killing Season — and Peter Costello has unloaded with both barrels. As former prime ministers Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard square off against each other tonight in the ABC series on...
2015/06/04 22:46
2015/06/04 22:46
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... not going to answer that, quite" Photo: Steven Siewert Sarah Ferguson believes that both Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard lied to her during the making of The Killing Season, which starts next week...
2015/06/03 21:27
2015/06/03 21:27
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Unfortunately for the likes of Rudd-Gillard and the hapless Campbell Newman, voters can see through the syrup-ladened speeches about working together for the greater good. Retrospect has become the...
2015/06/03 04:55
2015/06/03 04:55
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Future Fund chairman Peter Costello has added his voice to the chorus of opposition to an inquiry into the iron ore industry. The former federal treasurer says he is not convinced there’s a case for...
2015/06/03 02:05
2015/06/03 02:05
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One Labor MP today tried to dismiss the reheating of Labor’s Rudd-Gillard-Rudd years as mere nostalgia — like regretting the hairdos in the early episodes of Neighbours. But forget the headline acts...
2015/07/01 04:10
2015/07/01 04:10
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