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Friday, August 29, 2014

East West Link: MP Geoff Shaw labels tunnel cost a 'Kevin Rudd type figure' - ABC Online

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East West Link: MP Geoff Shaw labels tunnel cost a 'Kevin Rudd type figure'
ABC Online
East West Link: MP Geoff Shaw labels tunnel cost a 'Kevin Rudd type figure'. Posted August 29, 2014 18:08:56. Geoff Shaw Photo: Mr Shaw says there is not justification for the expense of the East West Link. (ABC News) · Map: Melbourne 3000. Victoria's ...



Thursday, August 28, 2014

Tony Abbott Is About To Equal Kevin Rudd's International Flying Record - Pedestrian TV

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Pedestrian TV

Tony Abbott Is About To Equal Kevin Rudd's International Flying Record
Pedestrian TV
One of the many familiar lines that then-opposition leader Tony Abbott revelled in chiding then-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on was the idea that Kevin quite enjoyed his international trips; that the Labor PM was perhaps more inclined to lead the country ...



Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Tony Abbott set to equal Kevin 747's flying record - Sydney Morning Herald

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Tony Abbott set to equal Kevin 747's flying record
Sydney Morning Herald
In opposition. Prime Minister Tony Abbott used to delight in denouncing Kevin Rudd as a frequent flyer, but Mr Abbott is now set to equal his predecessor's globetrotting record. By September 7 - one year after the Coalition's election victory - the ...
Tony Abbott ties 'Kevin 747's' travel recordThe Australian Financial Review

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wrecked on Kevin's uneven keel - The Australian

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wrecked on Kevin's uneven keel
The Australian
As long as boats arrive or asylum-seekers remain in detention, Australia's border protection stance will provoke moral and political disputes — with the former Rudd-Gillard government providing the conclusive proof, starting with the Oceanic Viking saga.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

New book claims Kevin Rudd 'hectored' US President George W. Bush over lack ... - The Daily Telegraph

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New book claims Kevin Rudd 'hectored' US President George W. Bush over lack ...
The Daily Telegraph
“The Kevin Rudd story is a tragedy,” said Kelly. “Rudd had the potential to be a very good prime minister but he had two fatal flaws — he couldn't run his government effectively and his personal relationships were never satisfactory.” Gillard was ...
The mystery is why the Labor elite let itself be led by an egotistThe Australian (blog)
Better leaders could shore up Australia's eroding political cultureThe Conversation AU
Comment: Better leaders could shore up Australia's eroding political cultureSBS (blog)
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The mystery is why the Labor elite let itself be led by an egotist - The Australian (blog)

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The mystery is why the Labor elite let itself be led by an egotist
The Australian (blog)
THANK you, Paul Kelly, for such graphic insights into Labor figures' low estimate of Kevin Rudd as prime minister. But what does it say about the Labor Party's opinion of Julia Gillard in that they saw Rudd as a better option to lead the country into ...
Comment: Better leaders could shore up Australia's eroding political cultureSBS (blog)
Better leaders could shore up Australia's eroding political cultureThe Conversation AU
The great ALP library: Another book launchedNEWS.com.au

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