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  1. Tony Abbott still unpopular, poll suggestsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Yahoo!

    ... than any previous prime minister with the exception of Paul Keating who started out behind," Mr Stirton said. "Julia Gillard was preferred PM for her first 13 months in office ... Kevin Rudd was never behind and John Howard was preferred PM for 21 ...

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  2. Mining boom our gift to rich foreignersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... the tax will be a lot healthier - provided it survives that long. You can blame Kevin Rudd, Wayne Swan and Julia Gillard for their hopeless handling of the tax. But don't forget to copy in Tony Abbott who, faced with a choice between the interests ...

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  3. Carbon tax fight politically costly down underRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... scheme for carbon emitters. Rudd's party, in turn, ditched him as leader when he walked away from that plan. Julia Gillard, Rudd's successor as prime minister, introduced the carbon tax in 2012. More than conviction, it was populism that drove ...

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  4. Gillard's 'disastrous political decision'Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Age

    Julia Gillard was not across the details of climate change policy early in her prime ministership and should bear some responsibility for the demise of a price on carbon, Greens leader Christine Milne says.

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  5. A Carbon Tax That Can Rise From Australia's AshesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Switched

    As the post-mortems arrive to determine the cause of death for Australia's carbon tax , a couple of questions emerge: Why did this happen? What lessons can we learn? The answer to the first question is fairly simple: A politician - Julia Gillard - promised she wouldn't tax carbon , and then she broke that promise.

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  6. Getting the politicians we deserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... trip overseas and got panned for giving a dorky salute across a crowd of world leaders to George W. Bush. Julia Gillard just tripped - flat on her face into the grass in India. We demand so much of our political leaders, and jump on and punish the ...

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  7. Kevin Rudd rewrites history with heroic flourishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... once wrote a lengthy essay about the global financial crisis for The Monthly, by 2012, as he plotted to remove Julia Gillard, he appeared happier to work in the shadows, in this case letting his friend tell his story. The lengths to which Rudd went ...

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  8. philip_bumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Washington Post

    ... in protecting against something that may or may not happen in the future." When Australian Labor candidate Julia Gillard ran for prime minister in 2010, she was explicit about the carbon tax: No . Not under her watch. Except that Gillard didn't have ...

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  9. The mining tax is dead alreadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | The Age

    ... by the private sector Australia had ever seen. It was a factor in Labor's decision to replace Kevin Rudd with Julia Gillard two months after it was announced, but the tax that replaced it, the Minerals Resource Rent Tax, was also a dud. It raised ...

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  10. Australia repeals controversial carbon tax. Will others follow?Read the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... emerging quiet energy-carbon revolution." Carbon pricing was introduced in 2012 by former Labor Prime Minister Julia Gillard, despite promising voters there would never be a carbon tax under a government she led. Her "broken promise" eroded Labor's ...

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  11. Australia abolishes divisive carbon taxRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Daily Times

    ... make Australia a global pariah." Abolition of the tax caps years of bitter debate. Former Labor prime minister Julia Gillard promised voters there would never be a carbon tax under a government she led, and then announced a fixed price on carbon ...

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  12. Parliament imposes taxation, not the ExecutiveRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 | Catallaxy

    These tax cuts were dumped by Julia Gillard and Wayne Swan in May last year on the eve of Labor's last budget.

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  13. From Diaz's stop-the-boats plan to 'shit happens', pollies' on-air gaffesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Crikey

    ... not to punch reporter Mark Riley in the face. Aware of the existence (if not the content) of a statement by Julia Gillard about Peter Slipper's decision to step down following sexual harassment allegations, Shorten found himself in the unenviable ...

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  14. Carbon tax victory! Oh, wait ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... view of the history of the carbon management policies proffered by politicians such as former prime ministers Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd, as well as former opposition leader Malcolm Turnbull. It doles out political and leadership lessons for both ...

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  15. Government faces 'new paradigm' in the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | ABC News

    ... the new senators seriously. Lexi Metherell reports. LEXI METHERELL: Tony Abbott described his predecessor Julia Gillard's deal with the Greens and independents to form minority government as a "fatal embrace". The day the last election was called he ...

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  16. PM kept in check by a man wearing themRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... the chamber. He was playing them all. Precisely three years previously, on July 10, 2011, then prime minister Julia Gillard and her treasurer Wayne Swan stood in the National Press Club and detailed a package of compensation that would shower $15 ...

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  17. Timeline: Carbon tax in AustraliaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | ABC News

    ... you can be absolutely confident there will be no mining tax and no carbon tax," he said. Prime minister Julia Gillard hails the passage of her controversial carbon pricing regime as "a win for Australia's children". European businesses are paying ...

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  18. South Australia signs declaration combating anti-SemitismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | The Times of Israel

    ... who engage in hate against Jews and target the State of Israel as a Jewish collectivity." In April 2013, Julia Gillard, then the Australian prime minister, became the first Australian parliamentarian to sign the declaration. Since then it has ...

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  19. In response to the budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Anarkismo Newswire

    ... between the actions of Labor and Liberal governments. Joe Hockey wants to slash pensions, but it was Julia Gillard who forced tens of thousands of single parents onto the dole. Christopher Pyne will chain graduates with debt, but this is only ...

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  20. Why Australian politics is brokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | NEWS.com.au

    ... with a massive scare campaign from the mining industry, led to a radical redesign and watering down under Julia Gillard. Originally slated to raise $10 billion a year, the tax would raise just $3 billion, and then - as it turned out as iron ore ...

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