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No time to delay for super plan

No one underestimates the political difficulty of clamping down on the generous superannuation tax concessions for high income earners. Even so, the government is making such a hash of things that it needs…
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Assange: the Senate candidate who isn’t here

One of the most interesting aspects of Julian Assange’s bid for a Victorian Senate seat is who will be his running mate. If Assange happened to fluke a win – which electoral experts say is a very long…
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The cost of connection

Speaking recently at a function to mark his 25 years in the Canberra Press Gallery Paul Bongiorno, respected journalist for the Ten Network, emphasised the importance of maintaining an outlook that is…
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International stage a respite for Gillard

Julia Gillard will be among the first heads of government to meet the new leadership when she visits China in just over a week. After the government’s traumas, stepping back onto the international stage…
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Gillard seeks safe hands in reshuffle

Julia Gillard’s reshuffle heavily rewards her supporters but also, notably, one senior member of the Rudd cabal. The changes load up senior ministers with extra responsibilities, putting key areas shed…
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Former Woodside man the tip for Resources job

Julia Gillard, the adrenalin presumably still pumping, had quite a weekend. On Saturday she attended the wedding of one of her press secretaries, Laura Anderson, outside Byron Bay, an occasion where the…
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All that trouble for a phantom challenge

The Labor party this week has given the impression of losing its collective mind. The Rudd forces over-reached as they tried to get a leadership change before Parliament adjourned for a seven week pre-budget…