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Rudd isn’t going anywhere

Rudd isn’t going anywhere

Crikey August 14, 2009 7 Comments

Kevin Rudd is planning for Labor to be in government for a very long time and the Opposition need to smarten up and realise that they will lose the next election.

Turnbull should follow Howard’s strategy?

Turnbull should follow Howard’s strategy?

Crikey August 14, 2009

As embattled as his leadership is, there is no one but Malcolm Turnbull to lead the Liberals. He should follow John Howard's 1995 example, writes Michelle Grattan.

Public Service changing of the guard: new Secretaries

Bernard Keane August 13, 2009 1 Comment

It's out with the old and in with the new, as PM Kevin Rudd announces a major reorganisation of Department heads. The changes bring in a new generation of Secretaries to key government portfolios.

On reading Clive Hamilton: readers respond

Crikey August 13, 2009 3 Comments

A sample of reader's responses to yesterday's piece by Clive Hamilton.

Words from a Bolt hole: blogging in the time of terror

Crikey August 13, 2009 1 Comment

Last week's terror arrests in Melbourne set blogger Andrew Bolt up with at least a week's worth of material. Tobias Zieglar imagines the scene..

McClelland’s new terror bill is soft totalitarian nonsense

Guy Rundle August 13, 2009 14 Comments

Robert McClelland's new terror bill is based on the notion that people are simply psychological crash-test dummies, rather than robust and resilient citizens in a free society.

Shepparton pulls together to face up to indigenous disadvantage

Crikey August 13, 2009 8 Comments

The statistics paint a damning picture of indigenous disadvantage in this major regional city, writes Essendon Football Club CEO Peter Jackson.

Yes bwana: how Australia called the shots at small islands forum

John Hepburn August 13, 2009 2 Comments

Here is the analysis of the PIF from Shirley Atatagi - climate political advisor for Greenpeace in the Pacific.

Dead Letter Office: Australia Post’s life beyond mail

Bernard Keane August 13, 2009 3 Comments

Australia Post, and its traditional postal service model, is under threat from the National Broadband Network. What should it do to remain relevant and profitable?

Expect hurdles along the Kokoda Track crash investigation

Ben Sandilands August 13, 2009 1 Comment

The Australian role in the official inquiry into the Airlines PNG crash that killed nine Australians on Tuesday as they were about to start the Kokoda Track walk is going to be incredibly difficult.