keywords: Gough Whitlam

  • AUSTRALIA

    Lifelong friends at first sight

    • Chris Fotinopoulos
    • 08 August 2007

    Friendship and family are invariably mentioned in the same breath. Although most parents expect their children to trust family ahead of friends, children tend to place greater faith in friends, who are more likely to ‘allow them to breathe’.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Make foolish haste while the Treasurer smiles through gritted teeth

    • Michael Mullins
    • 08 August 2007

    Opinion polls suggest the ALP's "me too" strategy is enhancing their electibility. But in the end, Australians may just stick with the devil they know. "It's time" may have worked for Gough Whitlam, but only time will tell whether "Kevin 07" will do the same for Kevin Rudd.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Towards a politics of hope

    • Kiera Lindsey
    • 18 May 2007

    Kiera Lindsey reviews Craig McGregor’s Australian son: Inside Mark Latham and Brian Costar and Jennifer Curtin’s Rebels with a cause: Independents in Australian politics.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Bio-picks

    • James Griffin
    • 06 July 2006

    James Griffin reviews the Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol.16, John Ritchie and Diane Langmore, eds.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    In memoriam

    • Tony Coady
    • 26 June 2006

    Remembering the life and talents of Richard Victor Hall, 1937–2003

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Family ties

    • Greg Barns
    • 23 June 2006

    Commonwealth cousins Australia and Canada  are headed toward distinctly different futures

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  • AUSTRALIA

    News from all over

    • Anthony Ham, David Glanz, Morag Fraser
    • 16 June 2006

    Death of the king, Little argument, Words to end winter

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Wherefore art thou Billy?

    • Troy Bramston
    • 31 May 2006

    Revisiting the government of Billy McMahon

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Getting to know Billy better

    • John Button
    • 14 May 2006

    John Button on Aneurin Hughes’s Billy Hughes: Prime Minister and Controversial Founding Father of  the Labor Party.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Beginning of the end

    • Troy Bramston
    • 29 April 2006

    Warning signs for the Whitlam Government were there in 1974, with an ailing economy, a political storm in the Senate, sliding popularity and a scandal unfolding in secret.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The best that money can buy

    • Peter Yewers
    • 27 April 2006

    Sally Young’s The Persuaders: Inside the Hidden Machine of Political Advertising is an important book for those interested in political and social change, says Peter Yewers.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Book reviews

    • Godfrey Moase, Kathryn Page, Chloe Wilson, Kate Stowell
    • 27 April 2006

    Reviews of the books Speaking for Australia: Parliamentary speeches that shaped our nation; Direct action and democracy today; Scraps of Heaven and Lazy Man in China.

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