Topic archives: Kevin Rudd

‘I still feel the same as I always have’: Indigenous experiences since ‘Sorry’

February 13, 2018 5

As is often the case with symbolic gestures of government, the political capital gained far exceeds the investment made in changing the day-to-day reality of victims' lives.

Ten years on, the promise of the Apology is a lie

February 12, 2018 13

Kevin Rudd's National Apology was meant to be a turning point in Australia's treatment of Indigenous Australians, but after a decade we've learnt that it was anything but.

The 2017 Crikeys: Arsehat of the year and Person of the year

December 22, 2017 16

It's the most anticipated awards of the year -- who will be Crikey's annointed ones?

Crikey Quiz: can you tell the difference between Julia’s 2013 and Malcolm’s 2017?

November 10, 2017 5

Is it Malcolm Turnbull or Tony Abbott? A Liberal backbencher or a Labor faceless man?

Ten years on from the sharemarket peak, Australian business has little to complain about

and November 2, 2017 5

Ten years on from the pre-GFC sharemarket peak, the Australian economy is very different but has prospered thanks to smart choices by policymakers.

Saville: Kevin Rudd launches an invigorating, Clinton-esque book tour

October 24, 2017 24

We know what you're thinking, but don't worry: this 600 page odyssey of the Milky Bar Kid is only the first of two volumes.

Crikey Worm: Rudd joins the NBN blame game

October 24, 2017 2

Good morning, early birds. Kevin Rudd has hit back at the government's blame-shifting for the NBN debacle, and Australian refugee lawyers fight to keep the Manus Island detention centre open. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Rudd and Abbott agree on this extremely impractical idea

August 22, 2017 6

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

July 14, 2017 5

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

How long does Malcolm Turnbull have left?

July 11, 2017 7

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