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PM loses key strategist, as mood shifts to hope

PM loses key strategist, as mood shifts to hope

The Prime Minister’s most senior strategist, Nick Reece, has quit his post and will return to Melbourne University as a fellow in the school of social and political sciences.

A tale of two election reviews, by the NSW and Vic ALP

A tale of two election reviews, by the NSW and Vic ALP

Two contrasting ALP state election reviews have been launched in the last week and the differences between them is stark, and for the NSW party a tad embarrassing.

Laboring over Vic loss … editing the NT News

Laboring over Vic loss … editing the NT News

Surely, entrusting an unqualified novice with the institution that is the NT News -- home of headlines such as "Man Bashed By Prawn" and "Garden Gnomes Busted For Drugs" -- was a dangerous move? Plus, rats in the NSW Labor ranks and other media snippets of the day.

What went wrong for John Brumby? Nick Reece has the back rooms talking

What went wrong for John Brumby? Nick Reece has the back rooms talking

When outgoing Victorian ALP state secretary Nick Reece took to the podium at the Melbourne Press Club yesterday to explain his campaign failure, but didn't actually admit to any mistakes, the ripples of discontent could be heard across the party's disillusioned and dwindling membership.

Victorian ALP slides in behind Brumby’s man

Victorian ALP slides in behind Brumby’s man

When the Victorian press pack decides to focus on what did or didn't happen five years ago between consenting adults in an Adelaide golf club car park, you know it's been a quiet weekend in state politics.

Frozen out, Newnham prepares to meet his maker

Frozen out, Newnham prepares to meet his maker

Victorian Premier John Brumby has increased pressure on ALP State Secretary Stephen Newnham to resign immediately by banning him from preparations for the 2010 State Election campaign.