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  • AUSTRALIA

    John Howard rewards excellence: what kind?

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 29 May 2006
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    Before the Budget, Mr Howard defended tax cuts for wealthy Australians. He said that excellence should be rewarded. Where does excellence begin, and what kind should be rewarded.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Long odds

    • Jack Waterford
    • 11 May 2006

    John Howard has done more than enough to deserve to lose the next election by a wide margin. The polls indicate that he probably will. Yet he remains a slight favourite in the betting.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    A long way to go

    • Jane Mayo Carolan
    • 11 May 2006

    Jane Carolan speaks with doyen feminist and political activist Anne Summers.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Strike up the band

    • Jack Waterford
    • 11 May 2006

    In theory, the stage is set. An election could be as early as August, more likely October.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The sons of privilege

    • Anthony Ham
    • 11 May 2006

    Anthony Ham travels the enigmatic and affluent Saudi Arabia

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The Right stuff

    • Jack Waterford
    • 29 April 2006

    The old firm is now entirely back in charge of the Labor Party. Not just Kim Beazley but the NSW Right.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    A crooked farce

    • Jack Waterford
    • 25 April 2006

    Good old Kim Beazley has now been Leader of the Opposition again for six months. He gave a great speech after the Budget, even if he, and his advisers, made a complete mess of their tactics in opposing the Government’s tax cuts.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Selling the silver

    • Jack Waterford
    • 25 April 2006

    The largesse in the Budget shouldn’t have proven a surprise, even if conventional wisdom is that budgets following elections are the ones in which governments make tough decisions.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The year of living dangerously

    • Troy Bramston
    • 20 April 2006

    The final year of the Whitlam Government was tumultuous, but despite enormous obstacles and ultimate dismissal, the government implemented a visionary and far-reaching policy agenda that forever changed the face of Australia.

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