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Kevin Rudd Newswire

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  1. Audrey Young: Staying in mix Clark's best chance to lead UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the middle later on is that you don't appear committed to wanting the job. Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd could have been a late entrant to the contest but was vetoed by his own Government on the grounds of unsuitability. His entry to ...

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  2. Greens gamble could see same-sex marriage progress delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Age

    ... the unravelling of Canberra's cross-party political consensus on climate, the demise of Malcolm Turnbull and then Kevin Rudd, the rise of Coalition obscurantism, and eventually to the world-trailing climate architecture currently in place. ...

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  3. Who has the key to sound, humane leadership?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Age

    ... practitioner in the art of mendacious spin. The creative art of wrecking, which he learnt from Howard and Kevin Rudd, has put great strains on Australian democracy. We no longer understand what it is to build and nurture. To the Right, embodied by ...

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  4. Hard-heads have the final say on asylum-seeker policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... of a "softening" of policy could see the boats start up again. Similarly, in July 2013 the re-installed Kevin Rudd's new hard-line declaration, that no one who arrives by boat would ever settle here, was largely interpreted through an immediate ...

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  5. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's links to Chinese political donorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Age

    ... In 2004 and 2005, Dr Chau partially funded trips to China for then future prime minister (and foreign minister) Kevin Rudd, future foreign minister Stephen Smith and future treasurer Wayne Swan. John Howard, Bob Hawke, Kevin Rudd and Wayne Swan have ...

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  6. 'Stingy is not a word I'd ever use to describe Malcolm Turnbull'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... unsupervised, good-hearted volunteers. We got some help from the then Premier Nathan Rees and Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, greatly assisted by Anthony "Albo" Albanese, who will always be held in high regard around here. But half the project was funded ...

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  7. Australia's tough border policies are necessaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Washington Post

    ... on border protection helped increase public confidence in legal immigration . However, when Howard's successor Kevin Rudd broke an election pledge and ended the so-called Pacific Solution of refugee detention as well as Australia's system of ...

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  8. Should Kevin Rudd run for Brisbane Lord Mayor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Age

    ... state seat of South Brisbane in the next state election? In 2015 he garnered more than 21 per cent of the vote. Kevin Rudd, as member for Griffith, was the ultimate local member with his self-funded fight against a Brisbane Airport flight path, his ...

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  9. John Howard deserves praise for effective border protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Age

    ... stopped. At the same time, the rate of legal, non-discriminatory immigration doubled from 2002 to 2007. Yet when Kevin Rudd dismantled the Pacific Solution in 2008, the disincentives were removed and the people smugglers were back in business. For ...

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  10. Manus Island bill $2 billion and counting - $1 million for each detaineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | The Age

    ... decided to resurrect the Manus Island and Nauru centres - originally established by John Howard but shuttered by Kevin Rudd in 2008, restarting the people smuggling trade - only after the Malaysia deal was blocked. Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young ...

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  11. Farewell the working class manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | NEWS.com.au

    ... outsourced employment industry at the turn of the century made multi-millionaires out of clever operators such as Kevin Rudd's wife Therese Rein, who collected government cash for each person placed in employment, the same is happening in health. ...

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  12. WA tax plan puts jobs at risk: mine giantsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | Yahoo!

    ... dustry spent $22 million on an advertising campaign targeting Rudd government's mining tax in 2010 shortly before Kevin Rudd was removed as PM.

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  13. Why Australia should abandon its Russian paranoiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | UPI

    ... ally. America's adversary is, therefore, Australia's adversary. During the 2008 Georgian War, then Prime Minister Kevin Rudd threatened to cancel a 2007 agreement on the sale of uranium to Russia. Rudd government's argument was specious -- that ...

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  14. Why Australia should abandon its Russian paranoiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Russia Beyond the Headlines

    ... ally. America's adversary is, therefore, Australia's adversary. During the 2008 Georgian War, then Prime Minister Kevin Rudd threatened to cancel a 2007 agreement on the sale of uranium to Russia. Rudd government's argument was specious - that ...

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  15. Duff on RuddRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Kiwiblog

    ... he next tried to reinvent himself as head of the UN. A role that requires diplomacy skills he patently lacks. Kevin Rudd doesn't care about anyone but himself. He'd have soon messed up in the UN role. But such is his ego you can never write the man ...

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  16. Fewer than 20 asylum seekers voluntarily resettled in Papua New Guinea: Peter DuttonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Age

    ... at sea... these are the tough decisions we make each day." Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill and Kevin Rudd sign an agreement over asylum seekers in July 2013. Papua New Guinea announced Wednesday that Australia has agreed to close the ...

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  17. Prime Minister argues for Labor to back his savings measuresRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 16 | ABC News

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will be arguing for Labor to back his savings measures by introducing a single bill when parliament resumes later this month. AM was joined live by Andrew Charlton, the director of strategy advisory firm Alpha Beta and the former senior economic adviser to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.

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  18. We should seize the chance for bipartisanship on offshore detentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... found in April that it was illegal and unconstitutional. It's now emerged that in 2013 both then Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and opposition leader Tony Abbott were forewarned of this outcome by a distinguished lawyer who'd helped draft PNG's ...

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  19. Alan Duff: Cult of Kev, population ... himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Australian media keep asking how to shut Kevvy up. This is ever-seething ex-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, whose latest public peeve is the incumbent PM Malcolm Turnbull who Rudd did the dirty on - again - by releasing private letters between them.

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  20. Rudd and Abbott were warned PNG detention plan was unconstitutional in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | The Age

    Australia was warned that a 2013 deal to send asylum seekers for processing in Papua New Guinea would be found unconstitutional and leave the federal government's offshore detention regime significantly weakened, letters obtained by Fairfax Media show. Sir Robert Woods, a former judge of the PNG National and Supreme Courts, wrote to then prime minister Kevin Rudd and opposition leader Tony Abbott in July 2013 warning Australia would be embarrassed by a ruling that sending asylum seekers to PNG amounted to an illegal deprivation of liberty because they were not guilty of any criminal offence.

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