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News.com.au
OPINION: Don’t ignore Pauline Hanson and her supportersOne Nation represents at their peril. You may remember — back at the turn of t
OPINION: Don’t ignore Pauline Hanson and her supporters
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
One Nation represents at their peril. You may remember — back at the turn of the millennium — treasurer and heir-apparent Peter Costello led by a younger, more virulent Tony Abbott went after Ms Hanson like bull-terriers, along with the media.... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Sydney turns its back on the great Australian dreamyto have paid off their homes, so the house price growth helps them a lot more."
Sydney turns its back on the great Australian dreamy
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
to have paid off their homes, so the house price growth helps them a lot more." "The 2006 super changes that [Treasurer Peter] Costello introduced gave them a big free kick in terms of tax exempting a lot of their assets. There has been a big... Read more
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The Age
Sydney turns its back on the great Australian dreamyto have paid off their homes, so the house price growth helps them a lot more."
Sydney turns its back on the great Australian dreamy
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
to have paid off their homes, so the house price growth helps them a lot more." "The 2006 super changes that [Treasurer Peter] Costello introduced gave them a big free kick in terms of tax exempting a lot of their assets. There has been a big... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney turns its back on the great Australian dreamyto have paid off their homes, so the house price growth helps them a lot more."
Sydney turns its back on the great Australian dreamy
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
to have paid off their homes, so the house price growth helps them a lot more." "The 2006 super changes that [Treasurer Peter] Costello introduced gave them a big free kick in terms of tax exempting a lot of their assets. There has been a big... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sydney turns its back on the great Australian dreamyto have paid off their homes, so the house price growth helps them a lot more."
Sydney turns its back on the great Australian dreamy
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
to have paid off their homes, so the house price growth helps them a lot more." "The 2006 super changes that [Treasurer Peter] Costello introduced gave them a big free kick in terms of tax exempting a lot of their assets. There has been a big... Read more
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9d
Brisbane Times
Few could disrupt like Keatingfashionable use of the term "disruption" can make some believe that something n
Few could disrupt like Keating
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
fashionable use of the term "disruption" can make some believe that something new is changing things. It's not. Peter Costello was also a worthy treasurer. Photo: Chris Lane The business I ran for 40 years grew into global leadership... Read more
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WA Today
Few could disrupt like Keatingfashionable use of the term "disruption" can make some believe that something n
Few could disrupt like Keating
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
fashionable use of the term "disruption" can make some believe that something new is changing things. It's not. Peter Costello was also a worthy treasurer. Photo: Chris Lane The business I ran for 40 years grew into global leadership... Read more
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9d
The Age
Few could disrupt like Keatingfashionable use of the term "disruption" can make some believe that something n
Few could disrupt like Keating
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
fashionable use of the term "disruption" can make some believe that something new is changing things. It's not. Peter Costello was also a worthy treasurer. Photo: Chris Lane The business I ran for 40 years grew into global leadership... Read more
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9d
Sydney Morning Herald
Few could disrupt like Keatingfashionable use of the term "disruption" can make some believe that something n
Few could disrupt like Keating
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
fashionable use of the term "disruption" can make some believe that something new is changing things. It's not. Peter Costello was also a worthy treasurer. Photo: Chris Lane The business I ran for 40 years grew into global leadership... Read more
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9d
Canberra Times
Few could disrupt like Keatingfashionable use of the term "disruption" can make some believe that something n
Few could disrupt like Keating
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
fashionable use of the term "disruption" can make some believe that something new is changing things. It's not. Peter Costello was also a worthy treasurer. Photo: Chris Lane The business I ran for 40 years grew into global leadership... Read more
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11d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Superannuation body calls on new parliament to stop politickingbox was a chance for the losers to have their voices heard.Costello changes saw
Superannuation body calls on new parliament to stop politicking
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
box was a chance for the losers to have their voices heard.Costello changes saw 'rivers of gold' Former Liberal treasurer Peter Costello a decade ago unleashed the rivers of gold for wealthy retirees, describing them as "the biggest reform to... Read more
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Perth Now
This is who the government’s really screwingthat cannot be corrected. What do you do? Return the kids? You can’t backdate
This is who the government’s really screwing
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
that cannot be corrected. What do you do? Return the kids? You can’t backdate childbirth. Remember, Liberal Peter Costello when treasurer urged families to have more kids, with the Family Tax Benefit system part of the encouragement.... Read more
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The Courier Mail
This is who the government’s really screwingthat cannot be corrected. What do you do? Return the kids? You can’t backdate
This is who the government’s really screwing
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
that cannot be corrected. What do you do? Return the kids? You can’t backdate childbirth. Remember, Liberal Peter Costello when treasurer urged families to have more kids, with the Family Tax Benefit system part of the encouragement.... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
This is who the government’s really screwingthat cannot be corrected. What do you do? Return the kids? You can’t backdate
This is who the government’s really screwing
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
that cannot be corrected. What do you do? Return the kids? You can’t backdate childbirth. Remember, Liberal Peter Costello when treasurer urged families to have more kids, with the Family Tax Benefit system part of the encouragement.... Read more
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12d
Canberra Times
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulusbond rally that's left little role for ratings among developed nations. Struct
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulus
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
bond rally that's left little role for ratings among developed nations. Structural budget deficits were locked in while Peter Costello was treasurer. Photo: Penny Bradfield For S&P, the inconclusive July 2 national election raised question... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulusbond rally that's left little role for ratings among developed nations. Struct
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulus
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
bond rally that's left little role for ratings among developed nations. Structural budget deficits were locked in while Peter Costello was treasurer. Photo: Penny Bradfield For S&P, the inconclusive July 2 national election raised question... Read more
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WA Today
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulusbond rally that's left little role for ratings among developed nations. Struct
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulus
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
bond rally that's left little role for ratings among developed nations. Structural budget deficits were locked in while Peter Costello was treasurer. Photo: Penny Bradfield For S&P, the inconclusive July 2 national election raised question... Read more
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13d
The Age
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulusbond rally that's left little role for ratings among developed nations. Struct
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulus
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
bond rally that's left little role for ratings among developed nations. Structural budget deficits were locked in while Peter Costello was treasurer. Photo: Penny Bradfield For S&P, the inconclusive July 2 national election raised question... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulusStructural budget deficits were locked in while Peter Costello was treasurer. P
Worrying about AAA credit rating is so 1980s, the economy craves stimulus
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Structural budget deficits were locked in while Peter Costello was treasurer. Photo: Penny Bradfield The silence was deafening. When S&P Global Ratings fired a warning shot on Australia's AAA sovereign grade – cutting the outlook to negative from... Read more
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19d
Brisbane Times
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist party backlash against superannuation cutselection. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist party backlash against superannuation cuts
Brisbane Times / Posted 19 days ago
election. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the concessions, introduced by former treasurer Peter Costello in 2007, was crucial to claw back money and repair the government's bottom line. "One of the certainties is... Read more
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WA Today
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist party backlash against superannuation cutselection. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist party backlash against superannuation cuts
WA Today / Posted 19 days ago
election. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the concessions, introduced by former treasurer Peter Costello in 2007, was crucial to claw back money and repair the government's bottom line. "One of the certainties is... Read more
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The Age
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist party backlash against superannuation cutselection. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist party backlash against superannuation cuts
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
election. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the concessions, introduced by former treasurer Peter Costello in 2007, was crucial to claw back money and repair the government's bottom line. "One of the certainties is... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist party backlash against superannuation cutselection. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist party backlash against superannuation cuts
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 days ago
election. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the concessions, introduced by former treasurer Peter Costello in 2007, was crucial to claw back money and repair the government's bottom line. "One of the certainties is... Read more
7 related stories
19d
Canberra Times
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist party backlash against superannuation cutselection. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist party backlash against superannuation cuts
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
election. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the concessions, introduced by former treasurer Peter Costello in 2007, was crucial to claw back money and repair the government's bottom line. "One of the certainties is... Read more
7 related stories
19d
Brisbane Times
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist backlash party against superannuationelection. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist backlash party against superannuation
Brisbane Times / Posted 19 days ago
election. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the concessions, introduced by former treasurer Peter Costello in 2007, was crucial to claw back money and repair the government's bottom line. "One of the certainties is... Read more
7 related stories
19d
Daily Liberal
'Suck on that Kerry O'Brien': Leigh Sales' joke caps off a bizarre night of election TValso had a heavyweight and mostly serious panel - Oakes, Karl Stefanovic, Lisa
'Suck on that Kerry O'Brien': Leigh Sales' joke caps off a bizarre night of election TV
Daily Liberal / Posted 19 days ago
also had a heavyweight and mostly serious panel - Oakes, Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wilkinson hosting with panellists including Peter Costello and Kim Beazley - that had them offering some competition to the ABC in the gravitas stakes. Aunty had its... Read more
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The Age
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist backlash party against superannuationelection. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist backlash party against superannuation
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
election. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the concessions, introduced by former treasurer Peter Costello in 2007, was crucial to claw back money and repair the government's bottom line. "One of the certainties is... Read more
7 related stories
19d
Sydney Morning Herald
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist backlash party against superannuationelection. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the
Malcolm Turnbull urged to resist backlash party against superannuation
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 days ago
election. But Industry Super Australia chairman Peter Collins said cutting the concessions, introduced by former treasurer Peter Costello in 2007, was crucial to claw back money and repair the government's bottom line. "One of the certainties is... Read more
7 related stories
19d
Sydney Morning Herald
Brethren still a cult in Rudd's bookthe secretive religious sect a "legal legitimate organisation" and said there w
Brethren still a cult in Rudd's book
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 days ago
the secretive religious sect a "legal legitimate organisation" and said there was nothing untoward about meeting them. Peter Costello, who has also met the Brethren on occasions, agrees. "This is no crime. In fact the crime would be if a Member... Read more
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Adelaide Now
How TV crews survived poll marathonduring ad breaks from the team — hosted by Today’s Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wil
How TV crews survived poll marathon
Adelaide Now / Posted 19 days ago
during ad breaks from the team — hosted by Today’s Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson hosting with panellists including Peter Costello and Kim Beazley — for pizza, coffee and the occasional Red Bull energy drink. “They were definitely trying to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How TV crews survived poll marathonduring ad breaks from the team — hosted by Today’s Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wil
How TV crews survived poll marathon
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
during ad breaks from the team — hosted by Today’s Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson hosting with panellists including Peter Costello and Kim Beazley — for pizza, coffee and the occasional Red Bull energy drink. “They were definitely trying to... Read more
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Perth Now
How TV crews survived poll marathonduring ad breaks from the team — hosted by Today’s Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wil
How TV crews survived poll marathon
Perth Now / Posted 19 days ago
during ad breaks from the team — hosted by Today’s Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson hosting with panellists including Peter Costello and Kim Beazley — for pizza, coffee and the occasional Red Bull energy drink. “They were definitely trying to... Read more
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Herald Sun
How TV crews survived poll marathonduring ad breaks from the team — hosted by Today’s Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wil
How TV crews survived poll marathon
Herald Sun / Posted 20 days ago
during ad breaks from the team — hosted by Today’s Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson hosting with panellists including Peter Costello and Kim Beazley — for pizza, coffee and the occasional Red Bull energy drink. “They were definitely trying to... Read more
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News.com.au
Pizza, lollies and humour ingredients to marathon election coverageduring ad breaks from the team — hosted by Today’s Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wil
Pizza, lollies and humour ingredients to marathon election coverage
News.com.au / Posted 20 days ago
during ad breaks from the team — hosted by Today’s Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson hosting with panellists including Peter Costello and Kim Beazley — for pizza, coffee and the occasional Red Bull energy drink. “They were definitely trying to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
How TV crews survived poll marathonduring ad breaks from the team — hosted by Today’s Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wil
How TV crews survived poll marathon
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
during ad breaks from the team — hosted by Today’s Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson hosting with panellists including Peter Costello and Kim Beazley — for pizza, coffee and the occasional Red Bull energy drink. “They were definitely trying to... Read more
5 related stories
20d
Canberra Times
'Suck on that Kerry O'Brien': Leigh Sales' joke caps off a bizarre night of election TValso had a heavyweight and mostly serious panel - Oakes, Karl Stefanovic, Lisa
'Suck on that Kerry O'Brien': Leigh Sales' joke caps off a bizarre night of election TV
Canberra Times / Posted 20 days ago
also had a heavyweight and mostly serious panel - Oakes, Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wilkinson hosting with panellists including Peter Costello and Kim Beazley - that had them offering some competition to the ABC in the gravitas stakes. Aunty had its... Read more
14 related stories
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The Age
'Suck on that Kerry O'Brien': Leigh Sales' joke caps off a bizarre night of election TValso had a heavyweight and mostly serious panel - Oakes, Karl Stefanovic, Lisa
'Suck on that Kerry O'Brien': Leigh Sales' joke caps off a bizarre night of election TV
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
also had a heavyweight and mostly serious panel - Oakes, Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wilkinson hosting with panellists including Peter Costello and Kim Beazley - that had them offering some competition to the ABC in the gravitas stakes. Aunty had its... Read more
14 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Suck on that Kerry O'Brien': Leigh Sales' joke caps off a bizarre night of election TValso had a heavyweight and mostly serious panel - Oakes, Karl Stefanovic, Lisa
'Suck on that Kerry O'Brien': Leigh Sales' joke caps off a bizarre night of election TV
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
also had a heavyweight and mostly serious panel - Oakes, Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wilkinson hosting with panellists including Peter Costello and Kim Beazley - that had them offering some competition to the ABC in the gravitas stakes. Aunty had its... Read more
14 related stories
21d
TheBull
Ratings downgrade possible post electionleading to lower economic growth and weaker prospects of getting the budget und
Ratings downgrade possible post election
TheBull / Posted 21 days ago
leading to lower economic growth and weaker prospects of getting the budget under control, he said. Former treasurer Peter Costello has also warned the tight result and a possible hung parliament could lead to a downgrade of Australia's... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Leadership rumours have startedMr Shorten faces a leadership challenge, instead saying the party is “erecting
Leadership rumours have started
The Courier Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Mr Shorten faces a leadership challenge, instead saying the party is “erecting statues” in honour of him. Asked by Peter Costello on Saturday night if he would like to acknowledge the role Mr Shorten played in the campaign, Mr Albanese... Read more
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News.com.au
If Shorten thought he was secure as leader he may want to think againMr Shorten faces a leadership challenge, instead saying the party is “erecting
If Shorten thought he was secure as leader he may want to think again
News.com.au / Posted 21 days ago
Mr Shorten faces a leadership challenge, instead saying the party is “erecting statues” in honour of him. Asked by Peter Costello on Saturday night if he would like to acknowledge the role Mr Shorten played in the campaign, Mr Albanese... Read more
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21d
Daily Telegraph
Leadership rumours have startedMr Shorten faces a leadership challenge, instead saying the party is “erecting
Leadership rumours have started
Daily Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
Mr Shorten faces a leadership challenge, instead saying the party is “erecting statues” in honour of him. Asked by Peter Costello on Saturday night if he would like to acknowledge the role Mr Shorten played in the campaign, Mr Albanese... Read more
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Perth Now
Leadership rumours have startedMr Shorten faces a leadership challenge, instead saying the party is “erecting
Leadership rumours have started
Perth Now / Posted 21 days ago
Mr Shorten faces a leadership challenge, instead saying the party is “erecting statues” in honour of him. Asked by Peter Costello on Saturday night if he would like to acknowledge the role Mr Shorten played in the campaign, Mr Albanese... Read more
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21d
Adelaide Now
Ratings downgrade possible post electionleading to lower economic growth and weaker prospects of getting the budget und
Ratings downgrade possible post election
Adelaide Now / Posted 21 days ago
leading to lower economic growth and weaker prospects of getting the budget under control, he said. Former treasurer Peter Costello has also warned the tight result and a possible hung parliament could lead to a downgrade of Australia's... Read more
17 related stories
21d
Herald Sun
Ratings downgrade possible post electionleading to lower economic growth and weaker prospects of getting the budget und
Ratings downgrade possible post election
Herald Sun / Posted 21 days ago
leading to lower economic growth and weaker prospects of getting the budget under control, he said. Former treasurer Peter Costello has also warned the tight result and a possible hung parliament could lead to a downgrade of Australia's... Read more
17 related stories
21d
Weekly Times
Ratings downgrade possible post electionleading to lower economic growth and weaker prospects of getting the budget und
Ratings downgrade possible post election
Weekly Times / Posted 21 days ago
leading to lower economic growth and weaker prospects of getting the budget under control, he said. Former treasurer Peter Costello has also warned the tight result and a possible hung parliament could lead to a downgrade of Australia's... Read more
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Perth Now
Leadership rumours have startedsaid she felt “very upbeat” about the party’s chances, including picking up a s
Leadership rumours have started
Perth Now / Posted 21 days ago
said she felt “very upbeat” about the party’s chances, including picking up a second Senate seat. Former Liberal treasurer Peter Costello said on Nine that the strength of the One Nation primary vote in lower house seats across Queensland showed... Read more
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The Courier
'Suck on that Kerry O'Brien': Leigh Sales' joke caps off a bizarre night of election TVa heavyweight and mostly serious panel - Laurie Oakes, Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wi
'Suck on that Kerry O'Brien': Leigh Sales' joke caps off a bizarre night of election TV
The Courier / Posted 21 days ago
a heavyweight and mostly serious panel - Laurie Oakes, Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wilkinson hosting with panellists including Peter Costello and Kim Beazley - that had them offering some competition to the ABC in the gravitas stakes. Aunty had its... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'Suck on that Kerry O'Brien': Leigh Sales' joke caps off a bizarre night of election TVa heavyweight and mostly serious panel - Laurie Oakes, Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wi
'Suck on that Kerry O'Brien': Leigh Sales' joke caps off a bizarre night of election TV
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 days ago
a heavyweight and mostly serious panel - Laurie Oakes, Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wilkinson hosting with panellists including Peter Costello and Kim Beazley - that had them offering some competition to the ABC in the gravitas stakes. Aunty had its... Read more
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The Young Witness
'Suck on that Kerry O'Brien': Leigh Sales' joke caps off a bizarre night of election TVa heavyweight and mostly serious panel - Laurie Oakes, Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wi
'Suck on that Kerry O'Brien': Leigh Sales' joke caps off a bizarre night of election TV
The Young Witness / Posted 21 days ago
a heavyweight and mostly serious panel - Laurie Oakes, Karl Stefanovic, Lisa Wilkinson hosting with panellists including Peter Costello and Kim Beazley - that had them offering some competition to the ABC in the gravitas stakes. Aunty had its... Read more
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