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Turnbull Finished! – Hartcher’s Easter Prediction.

https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/politics/federal/turnbull-had-his-chance-to-be-a-moral-force-now-he-s-just-a-spent-one-20180330-p4z75s.html Of course, Gold Walkley winning Journalist Peter Hartcher is not the first political analyst to have asserted that Malcolm Turnbull has betrayed his political principles, become morally bankrupt, and is now a spent force in Federal Politics. His Easter message … Continue reading

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Labor themselves divided by the politics of super.

        Retirees’ perspective Older retirees still remember with gratitude the changes Peter Costello made as Treasurer during the last Liberal coalition era, to effectively exempt them from paying tax on their super in retirement. The changes were … Continue reading

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Labor fights for unity

http://www.abc.net.au/unleashed/4592096.html         25 March 2013 “Labor is locked in a political duel of Shakespearean proportions. Despite the blood on the floor this battle is not over yet, writes Mungo MacCallum. There is a wistful piece of pacifist musing which asks: what … Continue reading

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Gillard crushes Labor dissent.

The last day (Thursday March 21) the Australian government sat before the budget on May 14 was a memorable one on two accounts. Firstly, there was a moving ceremony at which the Prime Minister Julia Gillard, and the leader of the Opposition, Tony Abbott, … Continue reading

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The Prime Minister plans her election strategy

The Prime Minister Julia Gillard has Australia guessing as to her thinking in divulging so soon the proposed date of the next federal election. September 14 is the date she has nominated to keep faith with the Independents who enabled … Continue reading

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The 9/14 poll decision.

Australia’s Prime Minister yesterday pronounced Saturday September 14  the date for the next federal election. No one, bar the independents, and the party inner-circle saw this coming at this time, in the first week of parliamentary sitting for the year. … Continue reading

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