leadership spill

Labor Party transcends its leader

June 24th, 2010

Political comment by Janice Dudley: Julia Gillard’s new role as Prime Minister is a positive move for women in Australian politics, realistically it’s following a pattern of the Labor Party turning to women in difficult electoral circumstances.

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Can Julia Stop the Spin Cycle?

June 24th, 2010

Some people might have found it typically long-winded and self-congratulatory, but Kevin Rudd’s farewell speech was one moment when he was more interested in communication and less in spin. It was one of his best moments because it was honest and from the heart.

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