Lessons from Ashgrove’s Keep Kate campaign

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From the moment LNP leader Campbell Newman announced he would contest the seat, Ashgrove became the key local contest of the 2012 Queensland State Election.

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UK’s ‘Big Society’ guru tutors Australian Libs

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In June 2011 Tony Abbott introduced the director of a UK think tank who presented a keynote address to a conference convened by the Menzies Research Institute, the Liberal Party’s in-house think tank. 

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The stark class divide in education, and the Gonski solution


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There is a dramatic class divide in Australian education. The Gonski Review reveals it to be so stark that our international performance is slipping.

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SA unions, Premier deliver holiday cheer


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United Voice played a major role in negotiating the passage of legislation through the South Australian Parliament to create two new part-public holidays for people working on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. 

 

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Labor last to debate party leader elections

Challenge features a wrap-up on how Labor's sister parties elect their leader currently

Parties are virtually always in opposition when they start giving party members a vote for leader. This is particularly likely to happen after an especially disappointing election result.

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