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Saturday, June 30, 2012

Greens are as stubborn as Abbott - Sydney Morning Herald

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Sydney Morning Herald

Greens are as stubborn as Abbott
Sydney Morning Herald
What's happened with the asylum seeker policy has some, though not exact, parallels with the saga over the emissions trading scheme under Kevin Rudd's government. Rudd looked to the Coalition as a negotiating partner because the Greens were seen as ...

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Friday, June 29, 2012

Ex-Rudd man puts Ted Baillieu in a bind - The Australian

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Sky News Australia

Ex-Rudd man puts Ted Baillieu in a bind
The Australian
KEVIN Rudd's former policy director has been promoted to run the Victorian health system, angering Liberal figures who believe the appointment underpins a failure to deal with Labor's influence over the 260000-strong public sector.
Discontent over recruitSydney Morning Herald

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Don't blame this lot, former PM Kevin Rudd broke system - The Australian

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Brisbane Times

Don't blame this lot, former PM Kevin Rudd broke system
The Australian
THE disgrace and political blame for the failure of the government and the parliament to take action over the tragedy of asylum-seekers drowning at sea rests not with the futile, farcical and, at times, mawkish behaviour of MPs this week but in actions ...
Kevin Rudd pumps iron in parliamentary gym as Labor leadership speculation ...Courier Mail
All smiles, but PM declines anniversary waltz with AbbottSydney Morning Herald
Newspoll shows Labor still languishingNinemsn
Brisbane Times
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Gina Rinehart, at a protest in 2010, screamed 'axe the tax' into a microphone ... - The Australian

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AFP

Gina Rinehart, at a protest in 2010, screamed 'axe the tax' into a microphone ...
The Australian
THE might of Australia's mining sector hit the government with a bang in 2010 when the industry helped in the downfall of Kevin Rudd. But that was just the start of a two-year battle over a tax the sector says killed investment and increased sovereign ...
Australia counts down to pollution, mining taxesAFP
Billionaire Gina Rinehart becomes a power in the land she's digging upThe Guardian

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Australia counts down to pollution, mining taxes - AFP

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AFP

Australia counts down to pollution, mining taxes
AFP
Hard-fought levies on corporate pollution and so-called "super profits" of iron ore and coal mining take effect Sunday after years of heated debate and campaigning which cost former prime minister Kevin Rudd his job. The conservative opposition has ...

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Julia Gillard accused by Kevin Rudd supporters of asylum policy blunder - The Australian

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ABC Online

Julia Gillard accused by Kevin Rudd supporters of asylum policy blunder
The Australian
LABOR'S rival leadership camps are at odds over the tactical wisdom of attempting to ram through offshore processing legislation in the absence of a deal with either the opposition or the Greens.
Carbon tax starts on July 1Brisbane Times
Scare tactics fail to derail carbon levyIrish Times
Sky's the limit in dixer landThe Canberra Times (blog)

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