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Gonski hangs in the balance amid the politicking

Julia Gillard has set an April deadline for a breakthrough with the states for a new schools funding system. She reiterated on Friday that “the big test” would come when she met the premiers then and declared…
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Milne fights battle for Green relevance

Greens leader Christine Milne faces her existential moment at the coming election. Her predecessor Bob Brown took the Greens to their present high point - nine senators and the sole balance of power in…

Poor poll for Labor plays to Rudd’s ambition

Labor’s fall in today’s Nielsen poll will fan the leadership talk within caucus, and place enormous pressure on Julia Gillard. To put it bluntly, it’s just what the Rudd camp has been hoping for, because…
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Not so super profits tax has Labor in a bind

In a notable bookending, the mining tax that helped destroy Kevin Rudd’s leadership late last term is causing Julia Gillard serious budgetary and political problems as she heads towards the election. For…