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John Howard

POLICY NON GRATA

It would be a mistake for the business community to interpret Tony Abbott’s flagging yesterday of a royal commission into the union movement as an acceleration of his timetable to deliver the most glittering prize on their bucket list. Labour market reform may well be at the top of the corporate world’s to-do list, but …

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LET THE SHOW BEGIN…

Pity the poor party strategists who had to spend Sunday re-writing their MPs’ off-the-cuff parliamentary taunts and jibes after the Griffith by-election. Inconveniently, the fresh election to replace outgoing low-profile federal MP, Kevin Rudd, refused to give either of the major parties much to crow about.   Kevin Rudd congratulates Terri Butler after she won …

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bill-shorten

BILL WHO?

In what was a surprise to everyone but the man himself, Labor opposition leader Bill Shorten celebrated 100 days in Australian politics’ most difficult job last weekend. Well, ‘celebrated’ might be an overstatement. Shorten marked the first 100 days with a series of media interviews outlining his achievements so far. Okay, ‘achievements’ might be stretching …

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