Three steps to reform

Andrew Giles sets out a three part challenge to Labor to map our a clear path to reform.

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Left’s proud anti-apartheid role worth celebrating

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In January this year the African National Congress celebrated its Centenary at a star-studded ceremony in Bloemfontein, South Africa. I was one of only seven Australians invited to attend and it was a pretty thrilling experience.

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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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