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5 hrs ago | ABC News

The Climb: women in leadership by Geraldine Doogue

Just over a year ago, many of Australia's highest offices were held by women. Quentin Bryce was Governor General and Julia Gillard was prime minister.

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9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Black Swan. Former Treasurer says his biggest regret during the...

The former Treasurer believes the failure to convince Kevin Rudd to contest the first ballot after he was removed in 2010 was the party's downfall Mr Swan said Labor should have been 'more open' about why the party dumped Kevin Rudd which would have removed him as a destabilising force within the government Wayne Swan says it's unlikely they'll ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

PM swimming against global tide

It doesn't seem yet to have dawned on Tony Abbott that he was elected because he wasn't Julia Gillard or Kevin Rudd, not because voters thought it was time we made a lurch to the Right.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Crikey

Coalition's recovery levels off - and a Hockey return to form is needed

The Coalition's polling recovery in the wake of the MH17 tragedy has left it just shy of Labor; it still needs a boost to recover its lead.

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International Business Times

PM Tony Abbott to Sign Julia Gillard-Brokered Uranium Deal With India

After two years of discussion, Indian officials have convinced Australia - which controls about one-third of the global supply of uranium - that the commodity will not be used for nuclear weapons, ABC reports.

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Hollywood Reporter

Disney Eyes Early 2015 For '20,000 Leagues Under The Sea' Shoot

Disney is eyeing a production date of early 2015 for its long-in-development retelling of Jules Verne's classic 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, with the studio asking the Australian government to increase its incentives to secure what is being mooted as the biggest budget feature to shoot in Australia.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Swan produces a thriller: Plibersek

Wayne Swan's new book has more tension than your average thriller, but only if you're a budget tragic.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Age

Downfall

Wayne Swan was treasurer to both Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard between 2007 and 2013.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Yahoo!

Fed govt pressured ASADA, Bombers claim

The federal government pressured the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority to finish its investigation into Essendon ahead of the 2013 election, the AFL club alleges.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Abbott's 'lie' a day campaign

Labor leader Bill Shorten will launch a five-week campaign this week on the theme that Prime Minister Tony Abbott is a ''liar''.

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Daily Mail

'We need more women on top': As she prepares to take on the role of ...

Here comes the bride... HOURS late and in a very summery cocktail gown: A beaming Cheryl Hines marries Robert Kennedy Jr in a star-studded ceremony after rain causes chaos at family compound Thieves steal $1million in designer goods from Texas beauty queen's two storey 'she-cave' after she proudly showed off its contents on Good Morning America ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Yahoo!

Why Combet rejected PM offer, and tweeting

That was ex-cabinet minister Greg Combet's gruff response when asked by then prime minister Julia Gillard to increase his online presence.

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NEWS.com.au

Rolf Harris celebrity plaque stolen in WA

A COMMEMORATIVE plaque dedicated to fallen entertainer Rolf Harris has been stolen from a Celebrity Tree Park in Western Australia - but he's not the only pilfered "star".

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Blaze

Shorten on principle

Bill Shorten's decision to deliver the keynote speech at the Australian Christian Lobby's 2014 national conference in October proves Labor has learnt very little from its mistakes of the past.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Gillard offered to make me PM, Combet says

Former Labor prime minister Julia Gillard offered to resign in favour of Greg Combet at the height of Labor's leadership instability ahead of the 2013 election.

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Stuff.co.nz

Australia has let down world's poor - Geldof

Australia has broken a promise to the world's poorest people by cutting its foreign aid spending, activist Sir Bob Geldof says.

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