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Gillard’s ex calm under pressure at unions commission

Julia Gillard’s former boyfriend appeared in front of a packed house, giving evidence regarding his (and Gillard’s) possible involvement in a union slush fund.

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Latham’s Bolt Watch: a lunar Right eclipse? It’s a cover-up!

Make no mistake: Andrew Bolt is Australia‚Äôs answer to Donald Trump — a devastating commentary on the moral and intellectual decline of conservatism in this country, declares Mark Latham.

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Latham’s Bolt Watch: meep, meep, it’s Coyote and the Road Runner

To examine the criticisms by Andrew Bolt and others (including Julie Bishop) that Julia Gillard should have reported to police about her ex-boyfriend’s “slush fund”, Mark Latham speaks to the Victorian Legal Services Commissioner, Michael McGarvie.

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Richard Farmer’s chunky bits: $5k isn’t that big for a punter

Gamblers won’t find the $5000 strange. I doubt that either Hedley Thomas or Pia Akermann are gamblers. Anyone who was would not think it strange that someone who spent all night out on the punt and managed to win a bundle would appease a happily guilty conscience by slinging his partner a bundle. But this […]

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Union ‘slush’ funds to persist while elections do

Yesterday the Prime Minister raised the vexed issue of union re-election funds used for the purposes of fighting contested union elections. There’s a long and sordid history.

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This is what the Right is expert at: smearing

It’s unclear exactly what Julia Gillard is being accused of having done when she worked for Slater and Gordon. But smears of the Prime Minister are part of a long tradition from the Right in Australia.

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