Topic archives: Kevin Rudd

What ABC’s Rudd apology reveals … Exclusive watch … Ten pops up in CBS results

May 4, 2018 5

The Sydney Morning Herald has obtained the letter of apology ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie sent to former PM Kevin Rudd. And other media tidbits of the day.

Rudd: methodology lets down misguided analysis

April 27, 2018 29

Former prime minister Kevin Rudd responds to Fergus Ryan's recent Crikey article.

Kevin Rudd thinks he’s still relevant to China-Australia relations

April 26, 2018 5

Despite ongoing efforts, Rudd's populist appeals on Chinese social media aren't necessarily landing well.

Kevin Rudd wants you to know he is extremely cranky

April 10, 2018 10

Kevin Rudd may be having trouble letting go of the past, if a recent series of fiery letters and tweets is anything to go by.

‘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 7

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?

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

July 4, 2017 29

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

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

June 29, 2017 9

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

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

June 28, 2017 4

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

June 21, 2017 5

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

June 20, 2017 2

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

June 16, 2017 3

Crikey is breaking down these walls of silence!