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Tag archives: Kevin Rudd

Rudd and Abbott agree on this extremely impractical idea

Charlie Lewis August 22, 2017 6 Comments

Our two most famously helpful former prime ministers have weighed into the possibility of war with North Korea by suggesting we invest in a missile defence system. Are they right this time?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey July 14, 2017 5 Comments

Let them down gently ... Rudd's early, unintersting years ... Turnbull's cricket connection ...

How long does Malcolm Turnbull have left?

Charlie Lewis July 11, 2017 7 Comments

Political columnists have started to predict the "terminal stage" of the Turnbull government. Based on past experience, how long does his leadership have left?

Razer: the once-charming Gillard hops aboard the decaying bandwagon of neoliberalism

Helen Razer July 4, 2017 29 Comments

Julia Gillard today embraces the term that has served for some decades to artfully conceal neoliberal ideology: global.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey June 29, 2017 9 Comments

Did the ACTU try to influence the Walkleys? ... return of the leather jacket ... heeeeeeere's Kevin ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey June 28, 2017 4 Comments

Abbott's six-point plan to stop the votes ... who is publishing Kevin Rudd? ... Petya virus in Australia ...

Life after Parliament: the many curious jobs former pollies take up

Stephen Mayne June 21, 2017 5 Comments

And, in Kevin Rudd's case, the job he'd like to take up.

All of the times Australia has tried (and failed) to create a Department of Homeland security

Crikey Intern June 20, 2017 2 Comments

Some within the Turnbull government want a UK-style "Home Office". Haven't we been here before? Crikey intern Will Ziebell discovers the 14-year history of Australia's desire for a Home Office or Department of Homeland Security.

EXCLUSIVE: Ten other major controversies from the Midwinter Ball

Crikey June 16, 2017 3 Comments

Crikey is breaking down these walls of silence!

Turnbull’s new political strategy channels Rudd. Let’s hope he can stick the landing.

Paula Matthewson May 26, 2017 15 Comments

This month’s budget could be seen as an attempt by Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison to emulate Rudd’s 2007 campaigning success.