Tag Archives: Simon Crean

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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